Gate towards Education for All
Start date: Feb 27, 2015,
End date: Feb 26, 2017
“Gate towards Education for All” project will take place in the city of Baia Mare and the Metropolitan Area, within AIST and partner premises. The geographic scope of the project covers six Programme countries: Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, United Kingdom and Romania, with one coordinating, and in the same time hosting organisation, and six partner sending organisations.
The proposed project has two major themes: European awareness and Children and the following objectives:
Providing learning opportunities as well as practical life experience for acknowledging the key European values, for a total of eighteen EVS volunteers, eight youth for long term, respectively ten youth for the short term, as well as 150 young volunteers from Baia Mare and Maramureş county, through activities with children and youth, within their twelve months of service, respectively two months of service.
Promoting active involvement of 1500 young people in the life of their community through awareness campaigns, volunteering and non-formal education activities for children and youth, with the support of our eighteen EVS volunteers, for twelve months.
Promoting young people's involvement in a more inclusive growth, through volunteering and non-formal educational activities, that will support 150 youngsters with unemployment risk, to become more mobile and adopt a pro-active behaviour in society. Promoting healthy life styles for 500 children and youth, within at least 7 rural and urban communities, from Baia Mare City and Maramureş County, through grassroots sports and outdoor activities.
The 8 EVS volunteers from the long term service will be actively involved in the “EDUTAINMENT“, assisting and taking part in curricular activities, Monday to Friday, before lunch. In the afternoon, they will assist, lead and take active part in the “EVERY CHILD MATTERS”, for school children within the following:
AfterSchool English assisting in educational activities meant to teach English using a non-formal approach and methods such as games, songs, dance, drama and puppet theatre.
Clubs (Discovery, Numberland, In the Spotlight, Read and Lead, Arts) – assisting the primary school teacher in educational activities in the field of science, reading, arts and sports.
Rural area schools in Baia Mare Metropolitian area.They will also assist in and coordinate indoor and outdoor activities and non-formal educational programmes for children and youth , such as:
“Gate to Languages”, “Halloween”, “Multicultural Transylvania”, “International Education Week”, “Treasure Diversity”, “Christmas Fair”, “Winter Festival” “L.O.V.E. & Good Manners“, “Spring Fantasia”, “Drugs Change Everything”, “Easter”, “Plant for the Planet”, “Europe Day & Let’s Put a Face to Europe”, “Kids Day”, “Children’s Rights”, “International Playground”, “Design YourSelf ”, thus playing an active part in the life of our organisation and of the community as well. They will also design and implement a community project to actively involve children and youth with fewer opportunities, make at least six public events to promote core EU vales through non-formal education and volunteering to the local community as part of their international project:
“The Day of Volunteering” – public event as part of the “National Week of Volunteering” (12 – 16 May) to promote volunteering amongst youth through various educational activities
“The Non-formal Education Day” (October 7th) – public event organized to promote non-formal education within the local community through various methods.
“Youth is the Future” - public event organized to celebrate youth and their contribution to society.
Workshops - Cultural week/country .
The 10 EVS volunteers from the short term service will be actively involved in the following short term service activities
"Multicultural Europe" will involve kindergarten children aged 3 to 6 years old. Every week we will work with about 50 children during activities where the EVS volunteers will promote their countries through nonformal education.
"Discover Europe!" will use the great number of countries involved to imaginary travel with primary school children aged 6 to 12 years old. A different approach to "Discover Europe!" will involve institutionalized children and children with fewer opportunities from social organisations in Baia Mare and will also involve children from Dumbravita area villages. We will work with 100 children every week.
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