Start date: May 9, 2016,
End date: Aug 8, 2017
“ODEON” is a KA1, European Voluntary Service type ERASMUS PLUS project, put forward by a consortium formed by:- Coordinating/hosting organization: Asoc.EDUCATIO(Romania),PIC 948324187- Sending organizations: a) Ligue de l'enseignement des Côtes d'Armor (France), PIC:946302028; b) Associazione di Cooperanti Tulime ONLUS (Italy), PIC:945451726; c) SEMPER AVANTI STOWARZYSZENIE (Poland), PIC:947330616; d) United Societies of Balkans (Greece), PIC:948585602; e) A.D.E.L. - Association for Development, Education and Labour (Slovakia), PIC:948243483Each of these organizations will send 2 young people (1M+1F) to take part in the mobility.The projects starts on 9 May 2016, the timeframe being 15 months in total.As a whole it consists of one long-term mobility during 3 September 2016 and 29 June 2017, to take place in Arad/Romania.Objectives:1) During the 300 day mobility in Arad, for 10 young people from France, Italy, Poland, Greece, Slovakia, with limited interpersonal/social/intercultural experiences: bringing to the surface those life skills useful to integrating in various social situations and to adopting a more dynamic life style.2) Over the course of 10 months, starting with September 2016, for the benefit of at least 400 teenagers in Arad: developing an integrated program for sexual education, health education and promoting good manners. Over the course of 5 days/week, the volunteers will develop 4 types of activities, working in mixed teams:“ODEON” CAMPAIGN: non-formal sexual & health education activities, in formats such as: “world café”; ”reflection groups and facilitated discussions”; ”workshops”; ”living library”; ”treasure-hunt”; ”quiz”; ”kino-club”; etc.Taking into account the format of each activity:a) The following themes will be approached/discussed/explored: “gender identity”; “contraception”; “sexually transmitted infections”; “homophobia”; “sexual violence & exploitation”; “menstruation”; “masturbation”; “family planning”; “sexual ethics”; “pregnancy & fetal development”; “abortion”; etcb) Some of the activities will mark international days, such as: “International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation” si “World Valentine Day” (February);”International Day of Happiness”(March);”World Health Day”(April);”International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia”(May);”International Right to Know Day”(September);”International Day of Non-Violence”(October);”Transgender Day of Remembrance” si”International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women”(November);”World AIDS Day” si “Human Rights Day”(December)c) The following will be invited as resource-people: youth workers, trainers, psychologists, doctors, underaged mothers, people with HIV-AIDS, local informal leaders, etc.”ODEON” DEBATE CLUBS: support in developing various clubs, in formats such as:-”Karl Popper”-“Parliamentary”-“World Schools”Examples of topics for debates: “marriage between same sex people should be legalized”; “gay pride parades are justified”; “abortion should be banned”; “sexual education should be a mandatory class in school”; “legalizing sex work is justified”; “churched should change their official stance on contraceptives”; etc.”ODEON” WORKSHOPS: support in developing good manners interactive workshops related to the project’s topics: “asking people to go out”; “wardrobe”; “courting and flirting”; “civil union, engagement, marriage”; “teenagers and their parents”; “the art of giving & receiving”; “behaviors of couples in various public spaces”; “confidence vs rudeness”; etc. ”ODEON” PLUS: support in developing interactive foreingn language sessions (the native languages of the EVS volunteers). The volunteers’ tasks with regards to the Work Packages, relate to the following components:- PLANNING & PREPARATION, for ex: deciding the format & the work methods and elaborating the detailed design of the action; involvement in elaborating the support-materials (preparing case study videos, various hand-outs, multimedia presentations); reserving & renting venues; promoting online&offline activities, recruiting participants; inviting resource-people, safely & protection measures; other preparatory admin-practical measures- IMPLEMENTATION, for ex: technical support offered to the youth worker in facilitating the action; measures to (co-)facilitate the action and the chosen methods; close cooperation with the invited resource-people; collecting evidence (photo/video, attendance forms, etc) for evaluation/reporting; admin-practical measures- EVALUATION- DISSEMINATION OF RESULTS - BI-MONTHLY INTERNAL REPORT The main results of the project are those achieved by the EVS volunteers and by the members of the target groups in Arad.
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