Start date: Sep 1, 2016,
End date: Aug 31, 2017
Project Password involves two volunteers of EVS in activities with students, from 9 to 18 years old, and youngsters in general. The total duration of the project is 12 months, activities 9 months, venue of the Evs is the city of Palermo. The main activities are: meetings at schools on European topics as history of EU, Institutions, Charter of Fundamental Rights, migration, countries and cultures of EU; the second activity is information for youngsters about the opportunities offered by EU to make experience abroad, with formal and non formal education. Are also provided Communication and information actions on EU issues (writing articles, learning materials).Objectives of the project: awareness on European citizenship, knowledge of EU and Institutions, reflection on European politics and topics, value of cultural diversities, information about EU Programme for youngsters. Volunteers involved in the project have a good aptitude for relation and communication with youngsters, they are motivated to learn italian culture, sicilian in particular, open-minded to the local context, important to interact with youngsters and adult people. The main methodology we use is "learning by doing", encouraging the volunteers' iniziative and creativity in creating activities for students. The activity will facilitate the development of key skills of young European citizens.The impact of the project is really strong, after their participation the students are more interested in geography and foreign languages, the youngsters know the opportunity offered by EU and want to take part in European Programmes. Thanks to the project we can build lasting relationships with partners for future projects and involve more schools in our territory. Manu volunteers keep on working with youngsters and non formal aducation after the end of the project.
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