Projects

INTERMUSE – Intercultural Education through Museums

INTERMUSE project started from the idea that museums represent valuable resources for intercultural education but innovative methodologies need to be developed to increase motivation for learning, particularly among upper-secondary school pupils. The aim of the project was to stimulate pupils’ active involvement in intercultural learning and their reflection on sensitive and complex issues regarding cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue, as well as their willingness to learn other languages, by engaging them in the design of computer games in the framework of school-museum cooperation.

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EUROPEP – Priority Education Policies in Europe

Through EUROPEP Project a comparative study was conducted on priority education policies in eight European countries, selected based on the diversity of their education system: UK, Belgium, France, Greece, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania and Sweden.

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International Congress for Intercultural Research

In 2007 the Intercultural Institute of Timisoara organised the 11th Congress of the organisation Association pour la Recherche Interculturelle (ARIC), gathering in Timisoara over 150 researchers from Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia. The Congress was entitled: Territories, Limits, Crossings. Interculturality in Movement and allowed the presentation of researches from diverse disciplines such as: psychology, sociology, linguistics, education, anthropology, law, etc.

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EDE – Education through Diversity in Europe

This project was an action research developed in a partnership between researchers, teachers and educators from eight countries of the European Union with the aim to study the conditions and the possibility of education through diversity. Diversity is a richness that needs to be cultivated in order to open the perspectives of teachers and students in order to deconstruct stereotypes and prejudices. The action research studies carried on in this project took into account the diversity of sex, ethnicity and socio-cultural background.

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INTERtool – Intercultural Competencies for European Project Managers and Teams

The INTERtool project aimed at providing European project managers and teams in adult education with the specific intercultural competencies necessary for successful transnational cooperation, with a strong focus on the virtual dimension.

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Social Rights are Human Rights

This seminar organized by Youth Express Network and hosted by the Intercultural Institute brought together 32 social youth workers from 13 countries acting at local levels across Europe. The aim of the project was to facilitate the exchange of experience regarding social and human rights.

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Romanian Students – Active European Citizens

The aim of this project was to promote EU values and to disseminate among youth in Romania information about EU institutions and main policies regarding cultural diversity, social inclusion and combating discrimination, as well as opportunities for citizens and civil society groups to engage with EU institutions and to participate in the European debate on these issues.

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European Partnership for Safer Schools through Education for Democratic Citizenship

The aim of this project was to develop teachers’ competences to implement democratic citizenship education programmes to prevent and reduce violence in schools and to identify the obstacles that prevent schools and teachers to implement such programs. The project offered schools around Europe the opportunity to adopt and adapt the European Charter for Democratic Schools without Violence.

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Tools for Intercultural Education

The aim of the project was to put together various experiences and competences in order to achieve an exchange of good practices, to test the didactic materials and methodologies developed in different contexts and to produce new didactic materials. The main methodology was based upon the use of audio-visual support.

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Mosaic of Banat Youth

This project gathered 50 young people of 10 different ethnic groups from Banat region, who travelled in the period of 26 August – 5 September 2005 through the following countries: Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria. The aim of the project was to support young people in discovering the cultural heritage of the minorities in Banat and reflecting on the co-habitation of different ethnic groups in the region.

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