The main focus of POMELO is to improve the effective integration practices for migrant youth and between migrant and local youths in the EU community, in order to foster a multicultural enhancement path through the implementation of innovative educational methodology, tools and practices able to afford equal voice and the opportunity to grow together within the community.
The project objectives are:
– To improve the educational methodology and tools for the target groups (youth and social workers/youth organizations/volunteers/instructors working with local and migrant young people), through specific and detailed materials able to explore the effects of music on social cohesion and language learning, especially through creating lyrics and singing;
– To enhance and to spread knowledge on the project core subject of the youth organizations and of theirs staff working with migrant and local youth and dealing with migrant integration, involved in the project and at global level.
POMELO is addressed in particular to:
– volunteers and instructors working with migrants and migrant youth;
– community social workers;
– staff of youth organizations working with migrant youth and dealing with migrant integration;
– staff of youth organizations working with local youth.
As second target group, the project is addressed to migrant and local young people.
PRISM supports the social, cultural and economic development of the territory in which it operates. It acts as a qualified development agent able to monitor and boost in the territory the development policies promoted by local and transnational bodies, in particular by the European Union through structural funds and direct funding programmes managed by the European Commission or its executive agencies. The PRISM mission is about promoting development that is:
- local, by promoting territorial identity and potential of endogenous resources;
- based on an effective local governance and development of social capital;
- sustainable, by meeting the needs of present generations without jeopardizing the ability of futures generations to meet their own needs.
Spolek PELICAN is a non-profit association active in the field of education and culture. It is based on the belief that one way to improve the quality of education is to raise public awareness of current trends in education and support their implementation in all levels of educational organizations. Its mission is to serve the needs of students and educational community by supporting, collaborating and partnering with local, regional and state non-profit organizations and providing quality products, programs and professional services. The members of the association have considerable experience in international European Commission funded projects aimed at the development and implementation of innovative teaching and learning resources and methodologies.
P.M.F. Research is an Italian SME engaged in various R&D in ICT applied to education & training. It brings and implement innovative approach and technologies to learning process of different target groups such as children, unemplyed youth and female entrepreneurs.
Telephone: 0039 095 0936053
Eastern Macedonia – Thrace Regional Directorate for Primary and Secondary Education Eastern Macedonia (RDE-EMTh) is a decentralized regional administrative structure of the Greek Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, located in Komotini. RDE-EMTh co-ordinates the operation of primary and secondary education in five counties/regional unities: Evros, Rodopi, Xanthi, Kavala and Drama. The aim of RDE-EMTh is to disseminate the vision, the educational policy and the strategic/functional goals of the Ministry of Education to its region.
MUS-E Cyprus is a vibrant young organization that specializes in training for children and youth through nature and the arts. They deliver regular workshops and in-service teacher training on how to better children’s and teenagers’ academic achievements and their life in general by using multi-art forms, especially music, and nature-based learning. They specialize in social inclusion and believe that foreign language learning plays a vital role to interact in a new environment in which both the culture and the language are unfamiliar. MUS-E CYPRUS contributes with innovative language teaching by integrating music and CLIL. MUS-E CYPRUS is new to EU funded project, but their staff developed projects for the United Nations and are not new to formal procedures within public international bodies.
SPOŁECZNA AKADEMIA NAUK (SAN) / UNIVERSITY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES is one of the leading private universities in Poland having 15.000 students and numerous academic staff. There are 18 departments, including Culture Studies, Language Studies, Sociology, Educational Science and Psychology that will contribute their experience to this project. with many specializations including language teaching. We also run Clark Language Centre (with Clark University) offering different types of intercultural courses. Apart from main activity the University is a significant institution of persistent adult education (LLL) offering tailored courses for adults in different environments, including people with migrational background.