Project “Civic dimensions for social inclusion”

About project "Civical"

The “Civic dimensions for social inclusion” project (CivicAL) address the gap in Civic Education (CE) for adults in disadvantaged situation in 6 European countries, reflecting on the importance of extra-curricular aspects of the CE within the frames of a multicultural European environment. It replies to the needs of adult educators to provide appropriate training sessions in Civic education for disadvantaged learners.

Civical project

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Our objectives

Support disadvantaged learners by providing civic training and guidance as a way of preventing social exclusion;

Support civic education that focus on different cultures, religions and beliefs, to enhance knowledge and understanding of common values and to create a democratic learning environment with opportunities for civic engagement and volunteering as a key objective;

Empower and strengthen the role of adult teachers/trainers, developing innovative pedagogical approaches, making them able to deal with diversity in non-formal learning environment;

Build close cooperation between civil society, education and cultural organisations, local authorities and the private sector to ensure active participation of all members of the learning community in acquiring civic competences;

Involve the wider community in the promotion of EU values, culture and social inclusion of disadvantaged adult learners.

CivicAL Outputs

Trainer's Manual “Civic Education for Disadvantaged Learners”

The aim of the output is to list and prioritise the key competences and knowledge a trainer has to encompass to provide civic education training to adult disadvantaged learners. A trainers’ analytical manual will be designed, as a result of an inter-cultural dialogue cooperation.

EU citizenship game

A single-player browser game for civic education, targeting disadvantaged learners will be developed by the partnership. The game will provide easy access to the resource with no technical requirements for the user’s computer and no technical skills needed in order to play it.

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Multiplier events

International CivicAL Forum

The event will aim at raising awareness of policy actors, AEP and stakeholders on the importance of fostering social inclusion of disadvantaged learners.

National CivicAL Forum

National Forum for public authorities, AEPs, stakeholders and disadvantaged adult learners (mainly refugees and asylum seekers) will take place in Nicosia as part of the project dissemination strategy.

National CivicAL Conference

After developing, testing and providing the CivicAL intellectual outputs in 7 languages for free use by the final beneficiaries, a National Conference for public authorities, AEPs, stakeholders and disadvantaged adult learners will take place in Bugaria.

Regional CivicAl Forum

In the final project phase a regional forum will be celebrated in Romania to disseminate the developed CivicAl outputs, tested and available for free use by the project target groups.

Regional CivicAl Forum

In the final project phase a regional forum will be celebrated in Germany to disseminate the developed CivicAl outputs, tested and available for free use by the project target groups.

Regional CivicAl Forum

In the final project phase a regional forum will be celebrated in Italy to disseminate the developed CivicAl outputs, tested and available for free use by the project target groups.

Transnational Meetings

1st partners’ meeting in Rome, Italy

In November 2018 was celebrated the 1st partners’ meeting in Rome, Italy

2nd partners’ meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria

In May 2019 was conducted the 2nd partners’ meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria

The partnership

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