"ACT" project is a KA3 project which aims to create innovative citizen pathways for young people with fewer opportunities, by providing them with the opportunity to realise a volunteering project with migrants or refugees in Greece or Italy. The project will involve 54 youngsters from the deprived neighborhoods of Roubaix, Liverpool and Brussels and from Greece and Italy in volunteering projects supporting vulnerable migrants.
The objectives are to:
- Develop volunteering projects to promote the inclusion and integration of unemployed young people at risk of exclusion or victims of discriminations and potential radicalisation
- Allow young people to get involved with newly arrived migrants in order to develop values of citizenship, solidarity and tolerance
- Disseminate the good practices of the project and success stories of these young people and to make their experience known in their sending communities, and especially in the deprived neighborhoods they come from.
The objective is to attract other young people towards volunteering projects and to fight against the risks of isolation and violent radicalization.
The project will cover:
- Flights - Insurance - Food - Accommodation - Local Transport - Pocket Money
Young people will be also trained before and on arrival in: - Intercultural Communication - Fundamental Rights of migrants - Reception and integration of migrants in Greece/Italy - Security, health and safety
COORDINATOR: Adice (FR)
Per Esempio (Italy)
KANE (Kalamatha, Greece)
USB (Thessaloniki, Greece)
Casebook is an Erasmus + project funded by European Union which aims to ease the process of inclusion of migrant adults with low skills by developing a casebook for career counsellors and social workers working with them, and a set of additional tools to ease and spread its use.
Case Method is a teaching methodology based on the Socratic Method where the teacher asks learners a series of questions in order to stimulate active involvement of students through debate. A casebook is a tool which collects cases used by trainers to stimulate discussion between trainees which results in theoretical solutions to issues.
This project wants to ease the process of insertion of adult low skilled migrants by developing a casebook addressed to career counselors and social workers working with them, and a set of additional tools to ease and spread its use. These will be two E-courses, one targeted to career counsellors and social workers and the other one to trainers of career counsellors and social workers, a web based depository for additional cases. A preliminary Study on the use of casebooks for learning will also be developed. For developing the Casebook, every partner will collect and describe a number of case studies of career counselling with adult low skilled migrants according to a common grid for description. Then the cases will be assembled, commented and transformed in an OER (Open Educational Resource) for training of career guidance practitioners.
In our definition, the mobility process of adult migrants bears the passage through cultures and geographic movement. Migration implies separation from the well-known surrounding, immersion in and progressive adjustment to new cultural environments, which results in a set of changes at the level of self-perception, self-definition, attitude, behavior patterns as well as in the development of new skills and competences.
The casebook will confront learners with a set of questions: is it possible to say that all migrations (and the mobility process within it) are similar? Are there some recognizable, “generalizable” challenges in these migrations experiences? Are there strategies that seem more adaptive and competences that are helpful in overcoming these challenges? How can we better assist and accompany people in mobility situations and in adaptation techniques through a personal guiding process that understand the mobility process of an adult migrant?
Casebook involves a Consortium of 6 organisations from 5 European countries :
- Verein Multikulturell, Austria
- Mozaik Human Resources Development, Turkey
- Elan Interculturel, France
- OXFAM Italia Onlus, Italy
- Merseyside Expanding Horizons, United Kingdom
- BBQ Berufliche Bildung gGmbH, Germany
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The rationale of ASK - Parents project is the need to promote the information and support needed to raise the quality of life of the Families of Children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) by guiding, counselling and training services which ensure active participation in the education of their children.
Children benefit most from their education when parents and professionals work together.
"ASK - Parents" project focuses on the skills, knowledge and attitudes of the parents of disabled kids to support their integration into mainstream society. Our target group contains every kind of disability. Parents who have special kids will meet other parents whose kids have the same difficulties. They will have a chance to find out how people in other European countries overcome their emotional and psychological issues.
The outcomes of the project will be:
• eGuide for Parents of Children with Special Needs (Pedagogical Guide);
• Mobile-Phone Application;
• Learning/Training activities for the Parents.
Karşıyaka İlçe Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğü, TK
Merseyside Expanding Horizons, UK
Asociacion De Investigacion De La Industria Del Juguete, Conexas Y Afines, SP
Centrul Scolar De Educatie Incluziva Braila, RO
Paragon Limited, MA and BE
Vitale Tecnologie Telecomunicazioni - Viteco S.r.l, IT
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Create is a new two years Erasmus+ project, which will develop learning resources to support the professional development of new and existing Creative Therapists working with migrants and refugees being resettled in the partner countries and across the EU. Create will develop 2 training modules which promote partnership working among Creative Therapists through existing packages of support for refugee and migrants to EU countries. It will also produce a training module specifically aimed at the supervisors of Arts Therapists working with Refugees and Migrants. By creating these training modules the resettlement of refugees and migrants across EU will be more effective, thus supporting them to become more active citizens, and remove barriers to learning and employment.
Create will contribute to the achievement of:
The objectives of the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (ET 2020)
• The promotion of European values in accordance with Article 2 of the Treaty of the European Union.
• EU Agenda on Migration (2015)
The development of professional Arts Therapists to work in the resettlement of refugees and migrants, across Europe supports the EU agenda for adult learning.
• To develop an innovative approach to designing training programmes for Arts Therapists
• To improve the integration of migrants with mental health problems through development of Arts Therapies resources.
• To develop innovative approaches to strengthen the training paths of prospective and practicing Arts Therapists equipping them with all competences and skills needed to deliver high quality therapy and address the needs of young migrants experiencing mental ill health who wish to improve their life.
• Strengthen cooperation and exchange of best practice between European organisations in the development of co-produced training packages and new approaches to the integration of young migrants experiencing mental ill health.
This is a European partbnerhip Project. Project partners are :
Merseyside Exoanding Horizons, Liverpool, UK
Sola Arts, Liverpool, UK
CESIE, Palermo, Italy
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Theatertherapie e.V., Berlin, Germany
Compagnie Arti-Zanat', Paris, France
Associazione Sementera Onlus, Perugia, Italy
For Further information on the project please contact Stacey Robinson
Tel : 0151 330 0552