"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)
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 Expanding Horizons, Liverpool, UK
For Further information on the project please contact Stacey Robinson
Tel : 0151 330 0552
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.
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DISI project aims to fight illiteracy and to improve language and calculating skills among adults, and to improve learnint tools for trainers and t eachers working with migrants or illiterated people.
In developed countries and societies, new technologies are becoming essential parts in citizens life.
Target groups are: migrant learners with low or no education, researchers, adult teachers, trainers, local/national decision makers.
For migrant learners a new element of marginalization consists in the digital divide, while practitioners and teachers often lack the necessary competences or haven’t found adequate instruments to cope with this new challenge. DISI aims to enmmbed ICT in the development of learning tools to learn the language of the hosting country (L2).
The objectives of DISI are:
1) exchanging and comparing experiences and case studies carried out in the partner countries about the ICT supported teaching methodologies used in L2 with illiterate or low educated adult migrants.
2) Developing an Analytical Gridwork which will evaluate innovative elements, similarities and differences, strong points and weaknesses, compare their methodologies and highlight their possible development also in technological terms for the use of ICT in teaching to adult migrant people at risk of social exclusion. From the research will be developed methodological model and guidelines for teachers and practitioners, and a video-tutorial, on how to use ICT in literacy courses and in teaching languages as L2 to adult migrant people with low - or no - educational levels.
3) Piloting the methodological model and guidelines in 7 partner countries
4) Developing a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) for teachers to facilitate their training on the use of ICT in language classes with the above mentioned target group.
5) Disseminating the methodological model and guidelines and the MOOC through the implementation of a European Conference and national events in all partner countries addressed to adult education staff, researchers and stakeholders so as to promote the use and the potential of ICT in education.
6) Evaluating the impact that the analyzed case studies can have on the process of social inclusion of illiterate or low educated migrant people.
MERSEYSIDE EXPANDING HORIZONS LIMITED - UK
For more information in the UK : www.disiproject.eu