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Dance Against Bullying

Dance Against Bullying

The project “Dance against bullying” is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 2 Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices. The overall goal of the project is to tackle bullying behaviours among young people by using the tools of contemporary dance. The Idea of the project is to integrate the good practices already existing within a new approach based on dance workshops bringing together youth workers and young people unite in the fight against bullying. Moreover  the specific objectives of the project are: – Improving competences and knowledge of youth workers, promoting the use of dance as a tool to tackle bullying, promoting the values of inclusion, non discrimination and equity, promoting methods of non-formal education, strengthening the international cooperation in the fight against bullying.  

The Consortium is composed by 5 experienced organizations:

– ESSEVESSE: French contemporary dance company carrying out social activities with young people in Marseille.

– EUNI PARTNERS: Bulgarian NGO very active in the schools with cultural and social projects in Blagoevgrad.

– AICSCC: Romanian association based in Iaçi, that brings together psychologists and youth workers dealing with young people affected by personal disorders.

– CEIPES: European NGO based in Palermo and active in 8 European Countries, realizing social projects in some of the poorest neighbourhoods in Palermo.

– THE SMILE OF THE CHILD: is the largest Greek association committed to the welfare of the children and their families.

Kick-off meeting of the project “Dance Against Bullying”

On 12 and 13 November 2019 Association Euni Partners participated in the Kick Off Meeting of the #DAB project – Dance Against Bullying. The goal of the project is to tackle bullying behaviours among young people. For this to be done there going to be used tools of contemporary dance. The idea of the project is to integrate the good practices already existing within a new approach based on dance workshops bringing together youth workers and young people unite in the fight against bullying.

The focus of the initial meeting, held in Palermo, Italy, was on the management of the project and the planning of the future activities. The meeting started with presentation of the project, topics, aims and general activities. Every partner prepared a presentation about their tasks and responsibilities in the project. Euni Partners together with the rest of the partners participated in organized workshop and session oriented in ways of involving target groups and how dance can help to deal with bullying. During the second day the President of the Association Euni Partners presented the evaluation and monitoring plan in front of the partners.

The project, co-funded by the European Commission within the Erasmus+ Programme KA2 strategic partnership for innovation and exchange of good practices, gathers partners from five different countries:  ESSEVESSE from France; EUNI PARTNERS from Bulgaria; AICSCC from Romania; CEIPES from Italy; THE SMILE OF THE CHILD from Greece. Each of them is actively involved in the project, depending on the expertise and experience, thus ensuring the best outcomes of the project.

 

 

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