EDU4Food: “Educating youth towards sustainable, healthy and equitable food systems”

Implementation period: 01.03.2023 – 28.02.2026
Project number: 2023-2-PL01-KA220-YOU-000178863

Field: Youth
Project description

The EDU4Food project focuses on developing competencies in sustainable food-relevant sectors and promoting deep knowledge of the main pillars of the Farm to Fork Strategy through educational modules as well as activities, methodologies, and lesson plans that align with sustainability goals. Through the deliverables produced, the project supports the testing of innovative practices that prepare young learners, youth workers, and the participating staff to embrace sustainable behaviours. This includes encouraging resource-saving practices, reducing energy consumption and waste, offsetting carbon footprints, and promoting sustainable choices in food production and consumption. The project also emphasizes behavioural changes at an individual level, targeting preferences, consumption habits, and lifestyles that align with the principles of the New European Bauhaus initiative. Additionally, the initiative aims to enhance the sustainability competencies of youth workers, reinforcing their capacity to promote environmental sustainability within their respective institutions.

Strengthening the employability of young people The EDU4Food initiative contributes to strengthening the employability of young people through its focus on education and skill development. By providing knowledge on the Farm to Fork Strategy and by presenting entrepreneurial success stories, case studies, and career opportunities within the sustainable food system, the project seeks to inspire and motivate young people towards developing sustainable food systems and achieving environmental stewardship. By fostering a deeper understanding of the food system and promoting sustainable practices, the project aims to empower young people, including those facing social and economic challenges, to become active participants in the transition towards a more sustainable and equitable food future.

Edu4Food project results

  • Training Package including educational modules on the Farm to Fork strategy, case studies, career opportunities, sustainable recipes and cooking videos, quizzes, game + Activity guide
  • Interactive Space with two Profiles providing access to WP2 material in an interactive format including an e-learning system, assessment and certification procedure and resources repository + Piloting sessions
  • Local Initiatives on food education including workshops, expos, farm visits.

Edu4Food partners

  • CROSSING BORDERS – Denmark (Project coordinator)
  • KAINOTOMIA & SIA EE – Greece
  • C.A. INNOEUSPHERE LIMITED – Cyprus
  • E-JUNIORS – France
  • CWEP – Poland (it is us)

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DataPro – How to protect your personal data and what’s more that of your friends?

DataPro – How to protect your personal data and what’s more that of your friends?

Implementation period: 31.12.2023 – 30.08.2026
Project number: KA220-BW-23-32-157287

Assistance program: Erasmus+
Project description

The DataPro project tackles the intricate challenges of data protection in the digital era, acknowledging its critical importance for future generations. In response to the evolving landscape of digitalization, the project aims to educate individuals on the complexities of data privacy regulations, emphasizing ethical considerations inherent in information technology. By fostering a deeper understanding of the ethical implications, DataPro equips individuals with the knowledge and skills to navigate the digital terrain responsibly.

Through targeted education, DataPro seeks to democratize access to data literacy, particularly focusing on educators who play a pivotal role in shaping digital literacy among students. By enhancing knowledge about data usage, protection, and broader societal implications, DataPro empowers individuals to navigate the digital world confidently and responsibly.

DataPro project results

  • reports on learning objectives and hurdles (from risk awareness to unintuitive privacy concepts)
  • multilingual curriculum and country-specific training syllabi
  • training materials and tools for students and teachers
  • a website
  • workshops with teachers and students
  • presentations for further stakeholders

DataPro partners

  • Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg – Germany (Project coordinator)
  • Archivio della Memoria – Italy
  • ProEduca z.s. – Czechia
  • European Learning Centre – Spain
  • cyberGEIGER – Germany
  • CWEP – Poland (it is us)

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GARY 5.0 – Greater Aggregation of knowledge and Reinforcements of awareness in the field Industry 5.0 in vocational education

GARY 5.0 – Greater Aggregation of knowledge and Reinforcements of awareness in the field Industry 5.0 in vocational education

Implementation period: 01.12.2023 – 30.11.2025 
Project number: 2023-1-DE02-KA220-VET-000158236

Assistance program: Erasmus+

The main objectives of the project are:
– to develop and promote Industry 5.0 educational component among VET establishments;
– to support up-skilling and re-skilling European VET providers and VET learners in the field Industry 5.0;
– to raise awareness of Industry 5.0 possible practical implementation in VET education;

 

The target groups of this project are:

– VET Centre Leaders – VET trainers and practitioners – VET learners,

– representatives of VET providers, business incubators, regional development agencies, chambers,

– representatives of SMEs operates in specific sectors (aviation and automotive industry, enotourism, food and beverage industry as well as the wood industry).

Project results:

W1. Competences and resources necessary for the transformation to Industry 5.0 at the local level

W2. Regenerative, circular economy approaches as framework for Industry 5.0 implementation

W3. Interactions between man and machine as the basis of economics at every level

W4. Simulation models and digital twins as the basis for production planning

W5. Virtual reality as experiential-based tools to growth

Partners:

  • Assist Gesellschaft für Unternehmensberat ung und Personalentwicklun g mbH, Germany, (Paderborn) – – applicant organisation
  • Stowarzyszenie Centrum Wspierania Edukacji i Przedsiębiorczości – Poland (Rzeszów),
  • LABC S.R.L – Italy (Torino),
  • EESTI EDUHUB OÜ – Estonia (Tallin),
  • E&D KNOWLEDGE CONSULTING, LDA – Portugal (Vlbom )

 

Erasmediah – Educational Reinforcement Against the Social MEDIA Hyperconnectivity

Erasmediah – Educational Reinforcement Against the Social MEDIA Hyperconnectivity

Implementation period: 03.12.2023 – 02.12.2025 
Project number: 2023-1-HU01-KA220-YOU-000161173

Project description:

The primary, direct target group of the project will be youth workers, educators, facilitators from the 7 partner organizations. Professionals need to improve their competencies and knowledge about guiding, facilitating, and teaching young people how to prevent risks and dangers related to social media and other online networking platforms’ hyperconnectivity (Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, Omegle, Kik, Tinder, Telegram, Holla, Onlyfans, Chatspin, online video games, etc.).

The main objectives of the project ERASMEDIAH are:

  1. To provide youth workers, educators and facilitators with specific training and theoretical and practical tools to improve their educational reinforcement skills against social media hyper-connectivity among young people (11-18 years).
  2. To improve youth workers’ capacities and skills in handling problematic situations and preventing the risks of social media over-exposure by young people.
  3. To improve young people’s knowledge of the risks and issues of social media hyperconnectivity, providing tools and knowledge to prevent such risks.

Project results:

  • Training Course “Education Reinforcement against Young People’s Social Media Hyperconnectivity”
  • Face-to-face Transnational Project Meetings in Hungary and Turkey
  • Comprehensive three-level Research on Young People’s Social Media Hyperconnectivity
  • Creation, Training and Testing of the Training Course “Education Reinforcement against Young People’s Social Media Hyperconnectivity”

Erasmediah partners

  1. Lélekben Otthon Közhasznú Alapítvány – Hungary – (coordinator)
  2. Archivio della Memoria – Italy
  3. EDU Yayıncılık Ltd. Şti – Türkiye
  4. Asociación Valencia Inno Hub – Spain
  5. LABC S.R.L. – Italy
  6. Asserted Knowledge – Greece
  7. Stowarzyszenie Centrum Wspierania Edukacji i Przedsiębiorczości – Poland (it is us)

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EASY – Employability for AutiStic Youth

EASY – Employability for AutiStic Youth

Implementation period: 01.11.2023- 31.10.2025 
Project number: 2023-1-IT03-KA220-YOU-000155214

Assistance program: CERV

Project description:

The EASY project was designed as a response to the growing responsibility of European member states to support people with disabilities in the development of their employability. Specifically, the project is concerned with securing the employability of young autistic people. As a result, it seeks to offer capacity building for youth workers and provide them with high-quality innovative material to support autistic youth.

EASY project aims to contribute to the integration of autistic youth into the labour market by enhancing their employability and job-seeking skills. It aims to improve the partners’ capacity to support autistic people’s competitiveness; increase youth workers’ understanding of the autistic learners’ diverse abilities; increase autistic youth’s level of employability and help them claim their rightful place in local, national and European workforce; increase the effects of inclusion in workplaces. This project focuses on three main topics that correlate with three the priorities highlighted by the Erasmus+ 2022 guide:

  • Strengthening the employability of young people
  • Increasing quality, innovation, and recognition of youth work
  • Inclusion and diversity in all fields of education, training, youth and sport

PERFORM target groups:

  • Youth workers
  • Autistic youth

PERFORM project results

  • R1: Employment Journey Guide and Informal Activity Workbook: It will deliver a guide for youth workers to support the job-seeking process for young autistic people and an activity workbook with informal activities to teach autistic youth
  • R2: Linear Scenario Simulator: This will produce an online simulator that will be based on
    a workplace scenario. Through questions, young autistic people will be able to assess their job-seeking abilities and their employability skills
  • R3: A mobile app that serves as an information and referral platform for internships, mobilities, and employment opportunities at the EU level

EASY partners

  • LUISS LIBERA UNIVERSITA INTERNAZIONALE DEGLI STUDI SOCIALI GUIDO CARLI– Italy (Project coordinator)
  • AUTISME-EUROPE AISBL – Belgium
  • KAINOTOMIA & SIA EE – Greece
  • EFTOPIA LTD – Cyprus

STOWARZYSZENIE CENTRUM WSPIERANIA EDUKACJI I PRZEDSIEBIORCZOŚCI – Poland (this is us)

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C4C – Citizens for Climate

C4C – Citizens for Climate

Implementation period: 
Project number: 101081687—C4C—CERV-2022-CITIZENS-CIV

Assistance program: CERV

Project description:

The project (Citizens for Climate) aims at encouraging the civic and democratic participation of citizens, specifically youngsters, on local environmental issues through a wide range of tools and activities implemented in four European countries: Italy, France, Poland, and Hungary. The project’s main activities are COP simulations (and TOTs for teachers and educators), Citizien’s Science Research at the local level (with the RANAS Approach), a workshop with WANE (We Are Nature Expedition – journalistic report), implementation of a local and one transnational raising awareness campaign (Transnational Conference), drafts of policy recommendations to be presented to LA, Public Assembly at local level, final visit at the EU Parliament.

The project will:

  • share new tools and approaches to teachers/educators;
  • empower young people who will develop new skills, techniques, and strategies to make their voices heard;
  • sensitize local communities on local environmental issues and promote behavior change;
  • inform young people about the functioning of the European and local institutions.  At least 1000 students will be reached throughout the project

Target group

  • High school students (between the age of 14 and 18 years old)
  • Teachers and educators, who will be trained and equipped with new educational tools and methodologies to deliver environmental issues to students.
  • The project will create and/or consolidate the networks between schools, students, local environmental associations, and local authorities through the implementation of collaborative workshops and a public local event to stress the concept of inclusiveness and civic participation/collaboration to ameliorate local environmental issues.

Project Actions

  • Simulation: Simulation of UN COP Conferences on Climate Change.
  • TOT: TOTs (Training Of Trainers) where experts will share with teachers and educators a guide to active citizenship and community and new methodologies and approaches that can be adapted to students, such as the UN COP simulation methodology.
  • Research: A scientific research of citizens at the local level using the RANAS (Risks, Attitudes, Norms, Abilities and Self-regulation) approach.
  • Local and International Campaign
  • Public Assembles: A series of public assemblies at the local level where students will present the results of the RANAS research to their community, gathering new input from residents to complement their policy recommendations. This action is particularly aimed at citizens, to raise awareness, sharing information, and including everyone in a bottom-up policy-making process.
  • Visit to the European Parliament: A final visit to the European Parliament by a delegation of students from each partner country to better understand the workings of the institutions dealing with climate and the environment

Partners

  • CIFA E.T.S  – Turin, Italy (coordinator)
  • Anthropolis  – Budapest, Hungary
  • CWEP – Rzeszów, Poland
  • Diciannove societa cooperativa – Italy
  • LABC– Turin, Italy
  • Le Partenariat-Lile,France
Valoriste

Valoriste

Implementation period: 01.11.2022 – 31.10.2024
Project number: 2022-1-BE01-KA220-ADU-000089394

Assistance program: Erasmus+

Project description:

The project aims to bring this innovative concept of VALORISTE agent to other European countries where it is not implemented. Another innovative aspect of the VALORISTE project is also the voluntary and community approaches. On one hand, it aims to value individuals from socially vulnerable groups who will perform these tasks voluntarily, hopefully giving shape to their own entrepreneurial projects in this area. On the other hand, these agents can contribute to their communities and be recognised for that, contributing to their better social integration.

VALORISTE project aims to:

– develop an innovative and attractive training curriculum focused on sustainability and CE; – improve the development of low-qualified adults/adults from socially vulnerable groups’ competences in subjects that are strategic for sustainable development;

– boost low-qualified adults/adults from socially vulnerable groups volunteering mindset to CE related activities;

– produce a toolkit with vignettes on andragogy and education for volunteering in CE;

– contribute to the development of educational and training competences of adult educators, Valoriste Agents and other practitioners involved in CE;

– raise awareness and implementation of personal and community CE practices.

Target group

  • Low qualified adults
  • Adult educators

Project results

  • R1: VALORISTE training programme – An innovative and flexible training programme for future VALORISTE volunteers with six training modules encompassed in two core areas; sustainable development through circular economy and becoming a Valoriste volunteer
  • R2: VALORISTE toolkit – to support adult educators, Valoriste Agents and other practitioners involved in the circular economy
  • R3: VALORISTE Digital stories and MOOC – video-based Digital Stories showcasing best practices on the topics covered in training programme all available on MOOC

Partners

  • De Bouche à Oreille – Thimister, Belgium (coordinator)
  • Forum Citoyens – Burgers asbl – Brussels, Belgium
  • Mindshift Talent Advisory IDA – Lisboa, Portugal
  • Centre for Education and Entrepreneurship Support – Rzeszów, Poland
  • IASIS – Athens, Greece
  • OU Vestifex – Narva-Jõesuu, Estonia
  • The Rural Hub CLG – Carrickmacross, Ireland
  • People Help the People – Palermo, Italy
INNO4Change – Empowering innovation and entrepreneurship skills on social entrepreneurs

INNO4Change – Empowering innovation and entrepreneurship skills on social entrepreneurs

Implementation period: 01.12.2022 – 30.11.2024
Project number: 2022-1-ES01-KA220-VET-000087070

Assistance program: Erasmus+

Project description:

Social innovation involves finding new solutions to societal problems. Social entrepreneurs can become true innovators if they combine societal goals with an entrepreneurial spirit, leading to positive social impact and economic growth. The Social Business Initiative has recognized the importance of providing access to education and training programs for social entrepreneurs. The INNO4CHANGE project aims to promote innovation, entrepreneurship, and business skills for future social entrepreneurs and vocational education and training providers. The project aligns with the objective of adapting vocational education to meet the needs of the labor market and addresses the importance of social enterprises in the 21st century. By developing a digital learning portal, the project facilitates the use of educational resources and digital technologies for social entrepreneurs.

Target group

  • Future social entrepreneurs
  • VET

Project results

  • R1: Inspirational video stories – 24 inspirational video stories of social entrepreneurs with a sustainable business model based
  • R2: Training modules for VET – A set of 8 comprehensive training modules will be created, covering three areas: essentials on social economy, essentials on innovation and essentials on business development.
  • R3: e-learning platform

Partners

  • Iniciativas de Futuro para una Europa Social – Valencia, Spain (koordynator)
  • Mindshift – Lisboa, Portugal
  • Stowarzyszenie Centrum Wspierania Edukacji I Przedsiebiorczosci – Rzeszów, Poland
  • Meta4 Innovations – Klagenfurt, Austria
  • İnovasyon Girişimcilik Eğitim ve Araştırma Derneği – Bursa, Turkey
  • Demostene Centro Studi Per La Promozione Dello Sviluppo Umano – Latiano, Italy
  • IASIS – Athens, Greece
  • CSI – Nicosia, Cyrprus
LIGHT – Youth work sheds LIGHT to unconscious bias and invisible Racism

LIGHT – Youth work sheds LIGHT to unconscious bias and invisible Racism

Implementation period: 01.11.2023 – 31.10.2025
Project number: TBC

Field: Cooperation partnerships in youth

Project description:

LIGHT’s goal is to bring improvements in youth work’s responses to unconscious biases and invisible racism, contributing to the fight against them and advancing EU society’s inclusiveness.

The project aims to promote bias literacy, develop innovative youth work tools to shed light to the phenomena, increase youth workers’ ability to effectively work on the topic, and raise youngsters’ ability to recognize and question their bias.

The project is expected to turn attention to unconscious biases as more prevalent and subtle manifestations, leading to discrimination, invisible racism and inequalities. The project aims to contribute to building a more respectful, responsive and tolerant youth generation. Youngsters’ awareness on the topic and bias literacy will eliminate discrimination among peers and will allow more young people to equally enjoy their rights. Increased inclusiveness of youth activities will be achieved.

LIGHT project results

  • Development of the LIGHT toolkit, including non-formal learning exercises and youth work experiments.
  • Creation of self-revealing tests on unconscious bias.
  • Preparation of awareness raising videos and interactive materials on unconscious bias.

LIGHT partners

  • LICRA – France (Project coordinator)
  • KMOP – Greece
  • CSC „DANILO DOLCI” – Italy
  • Radio La Benevolencija Humanitarian Tools Foundation – The Netherlands
  • CWEP – Poland (it is us)

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EqPay4all – Equal Pay For All

EqPay4all – Equal Pay For All

Implementation period: 01.12.2023 – 30.11.2025
Project number: 2023-1-DE04-KA220-YOU-000158892

Field: Cooperation partnerships in youth

Project description:

EqPay4all addresses the need for transnational cooperation in order to tackle the local, national and European problem of the gender pay gap and stereotypes.

EqPay4all aims to increase awareness for the gender pay gap and to foster skills to defeat stereotypes contributing to change of systemic structures in the labour market. Young and adult women are jointly empowered to realise their potential and to give them a voice to stand up for their rights in the professional field.

The project is expected to increase knowledge, raise awareness about the issue and contribute substantially to a change in the perception of women in the work field in the long-term leading to gender equality on the labour market.

EqPay4all project results

  • Development of a series of webinars on the gender pay gap.
  • Establishment of a virtual platform with e-learning materials and other digital resources on gender equality.
  • Conducting a digital awareness campaign on gender equality in the labour market.

EqPay4all partners

KulturLife gGmbH – Germany  (Project coordinator)

Association “LĪDERE” – Latvia

IRIDAWOMEN – Greece

Future Needs Management Consulting Ltd – Cyprus

Syllogos Gynaikon Ypaithrou Larnakas – Cyprus

EUROPEAN PROGRESS OMORRYTHMOS ETAIRIA – Greece

CWEP – Poland (it is us)

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