16/26


Overview | Partners | Background | Activities | Results | Press release

 

Overview top
The “ 16 / 26 “ project is financed by the Grundtvig 2/Socrates Programme of the European Commission.

The project is addressed towards people at the age 16-26, who have not finished their education because of different reasons and who want to continue it.
The project duration is 36 months.

The main aims of the project are:
- Creation of European net for the exchange of education methodologies and good practices for the integration of the youngsters in Europe.
· Improving the chances for social insertion and professional integration of the young people at the age 16-26.
· Intercultural education
· European citizenship

Each project partner offers to the other partners the possibility to get acquainted with at least one alternative kind of education, which has proved to be successful in his own country or organization. The partners organize visits in each project country in order to get acquainted with these good practices on spot. They altogether analyze the techniques for education and the new technologies, which are used. During the second project year it is foreseen to be organized learners’ exchange visits. During these visits is expected the participants to exchange wide information and good practices, with the corresponding comments. Seminars will be organized with video and photo materials. In the process of these studies the foreign language qualification of the participants will be improved and their motivation to study foreign languages and ITC will be increased.

This project will help for the adaptation of the different methodologies and the creation of new types of vocational education in the partners’ countries.

Partners top
The organizations co-operating in “16/26” Project are as follows:

· DIA-SPORT Association, Sofia, Bulgaria

· Lycee Jacquard, Caudry/Nord, France

· Insertion Mission of Cambresis – France

They offer new methods of education different from the traditional ones, aimed at the social and professional insertion of the groups at risk and the dropped out.

· Centro de Education de Adultos”Conde de Aranda”, Aranda de Duero/Burgos, Spain
They offer secondary education for adults with the receipt of a diploma. The organisation offers several branches of education: communication, mathematical and social sciences.

· Universidad popular para la education y cultura de Burgos , Spain
They offer secondary education and ODL for adults.

· INIMA DE COPIL Foundation, Galati, Romania
The foundation offers a school teaching: alphabetisation – school reintegration – professional orientation for the youngsters outside of the school education system or being at risk of abandonment. The foundation performs also cultural activities, games, a module young conciliation-family-school, state services for the social reintegration of the young beneficiaries.

Background top
Final beneficiaries of the project 16/26 are groups of young people at risk at the age 16-26. The aim of the project is to create conditions for their integration in the process of education /on different levels/ and to ensure the possibility for their professional qualification and integration. The final purpose of the project is these groups at risk to be socialized and integrated on the labor market.

Activities top

Over a 3-year period the following activities will be developed:

During the first project year each project partner offers to the other partners the possibility to get acquainted with at least one alternative kind of education, which has proved to be successful in his own country or organization. The partners organize visits in each project country in order to get acquainted with these good practices on spot. They altogether analyze the techniques for education and the new technologies, which are used.

In the framework of the project several meetings and workshops took place:

Project meeting in Romania, 7th April – 13th April 2002, Galati, Romania
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Project meeting in France, 15th June – 21th June 2002, Lille/Caudry, France
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Project meeting in Bulgaria, 27th May – 1st June, 2002, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Project meeting in Spain, 22nd June –28th June 2002, Burgos, Spain
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During the second project year it is foreseen to be organized learners’ exchange visits. During these visits is expected the participants to exchange wide information and good practices, with the corresponding comments. Seminars will be organized with video and photo materials. In the process of these studies the foreign language qualification of the participants will be improved and their motivation to study foreign languages and ITC will be increased.
During the third project year is foreseen adaptation of the new methods of education in each project partners’ institution/country and the establishment of new practices.
The project will help for the adaptation of the different methodologies and the creation of new types of vocational education in the partners’ countries.


Results top
During the first year of the project in the partners’ countries were realized different initiatives, addressed to the social integration of the young people. Thanks to the work on this project these local initiatives were enriched with the experience of the project-partners. The work on this GRUNDTVIG2 project has a positive effect on the partners’ institutions thanks to the European measurements in the work process.

As a result of the work carried out during the first project year 4 numbers of the project bulletin were published. In addition to these publications a promotional CD was produced. All the results achieved as well as the project activities will be widely promoted and disseminated through the specially created project web-site.  
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Press releases top
The results and the intensive work under the 16/26 project were widely announced and popularized in the mass media.

BURGOS
Alumnos de Burgos harán intercambios con búlgaros, franceses y rumanos
GALATI
Forget-Me-Not House Recieved Guests from Spain, France, Bulgaria, and the United States