The project will be implemented by a partnership of different organizations within the educational community from Spain, Italy, Slovenia and Turkey. Among the six partners involved in this project, there are three non-profit organisations, with a wide experience in European projects and in the field the development of new educational methodologies that promote art and creativity as tools of inclusion and prevention of school dropouts:
AIDEJOVEN – International Alliance for Youth Development (Spain) the coordinating organization has a long history of working in the field of youth through new educational methodologies within non-formal and informal education, such as the use of new technologies, the promotion of cultural and artistic activities, theatre and social circus, directed to improve civic and social competences between young people.
LKL – Let’s Keep Learning Association (Italy) is a non-profit organisation active in the field of education, research of innovative tools through non-formal education, assistance to families and professionals in the care of young people who are disadvantaged or show social and/or psychological problems, and/or problems related to school education and early drop-out. It maintains a permanent network of collaborators between schools in Italy and Europe with a strong involvement in their region. Its president is also responsible for the «YOUTH INFORMATION POINT», which depends on the Municipality of Vasto.
EPEKA- Znanstveno-Raziskovalno Zdruzenje Za Umetnost, Kulturne In Izobrazevalne Programe In Tehnologijo Epeka, Socialno Podjetje (Slovenia) is a scientific and research association for art, cultural and educational programs and technology. Their activities are closely connected with promoting the rights of vulnerable groups, especially youth and women. They perform various educational activities for young people with fewer opportunities, through the creation of new educational tools, in order to enhance their key skills and competencies and bring them closer to the job market.
On the other hand, there is a public institution at regional and local level:
AANKARA ASHM – Ankara Aile ve Sosyal Hizmetler İl Müdürlüğü (Turkey), decides on social policies related to family, women, children, the elderly and the disabled. They develop and implement policies related to social services and solidarity at and collaboration between other institutions and NGOs. They have extensive experience in European projects. In addition, as a public institution, it has resources and contacts with those responsible for educational competences with whom it works in collaboration.
And two Educational Centres:
CEIP SEIS DE DICIEMBRE Public Centre for Primary Education (Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid). This centre focus on the use of Information and Communication Technologies. They annually develop educational projects to improve linguistic, mathematical, and scientific competencies and the English language through new technologies.
POLO LICEALE STATALE «R. MATTIOLI Public Centre for Secondary Education in Vasto, Italy, is a secondary school with an emphasis on Science and Maths. The objectives of the school are to enable students to gain knowledge, tools, and skills to play an active role as citizens and professionals, to strengthen the sense of belonging to the European Union by encouraging the knowledge of linguistic and cultural diversity, and to develop professional skills in a foreign language.