Start date: May 4, 2015,
End date: Jan 3, 2016
ComunicART is a project that aims to promote social inclusion of deaf people. This Youth exchange was planned in collaboration with a group of deaf youngsters which, after partecipating in another international project, showed interest in extending the opportunity to other young people.
The YE will take place from 17 to 27 July 2015 in Siciliy, Italy.
APV will take place from 05 to 07 June 2015 in Siciliy, Italy.
Four countries will partecipate: Italy, Poland, Macedonia and Lithuania. The YE will involve 28 participants. Each group will be made of 2 deaf and 2 hearing people, 2 group leaders and 1 interpreter that will facilitate communication.
Through visual art, activities organized with the non-formal education methodology such as games, workshops, International Sign lab, the project aims to break language barriers between deaf and hearing people and to foster cultural sharing.
Specifically the YE objctives are:
- to emphasize personal and social skills of young people;
- to foster the sharing of experiences and competences between deaf and hearing people, putting into contact hearing people with the deaf world;
- to develop new knowledge and skills in the field of art, to use art as a tool to express ideas, thoughts and feelings;
-to communicate in different ways especially using International Sign;
-to go through him or herself in an intercultural environment;
-to promote active participation;
-to increase knowledge on the opportunities that Erasmus Plus offers to young people.
The YE will impact the local reality of young peolple that will take part in the project. Young people will be promoters of a social message and european participants, once at home, will share the results of the project with their network, in this way they will motivate other young people to be active in the local community. What is more, during the YE participants will realize a final product that will be shared by partner associations.
Further objective is to produce potential longer term benefits trying to increase the number of international projects that include deaf people.
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