PROJECT TITLE: Civic Literacy and European Awareness for Minority Groups Project description The project aims is to built, on the European Citizenship concept, a “toolkit” for improving capacity of a range of people, socially and economically disadvantaged, that have suffered loss of self esteem and self worth due especially to their status of “minority” (ethnic, religious). This “label” and are increasingly in danger of isolation even within their own societies and became a serious obstruction in their self development and civic involvement. Activities will include training sessions in personal development – in each partners’ country – and demarches for public involvement – in different ways each partner chooses: music and drama shows, public debates, communicating traditional skills and family learning outdoor and indoor actions.The educational approach will be experiential in a non-formal and informal context exploring and using the existing skills and talents of the participants & developing, as necessary, appropriate new skills.The project provides, in each partner context, flexibility to develop appropriate action and allow participants with a range of identified needs, to develop managerial capacity both of the project and of their own personal needs and requirements.
Target group: staff of NGOs or other structures working with older people
PROJECT TITLE: EDUCATION IN MOUNTAINS – MONTAINS IN EDUCATION Project description Mountain are sensitive area in environment (influencing the geographical lands around); in many countries they represent also a problem of “heritage” but a defavourised area too. Mountains ecosystems are influenced by inhabitants, seasonal people (workers) and “visitors”.Project aims:- help institutions to develop educational tools for people in mountains communities; find how to use mountain specificity as learning resource (raising people interest for education, using non-formal tools)- share experiences in order to offer further training for people who can influence mountain area (authorities, multiplicators – including tourism Clubs). (more…)