Valencia, 19-20 October 2017. The analysis of the first data collected in Cyprus, Portugal, Slovenia and Italy within the sociological research on gender stereotypes, coordinated by the University of Valencia, and the ethnographic study on gaming habits of young people, led by the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, were the topics of discussion during the 2nd transnational meeting of Free to Choose. The meeting took place at the Faculty of Sociology of the University of Valencia on the 19th and 20th of October 2017.
Pordenone, 1 October 2017. Italy and Slovenia work together to face the challenges related to the aging phenomenon in the cross-border area. The CrossCare project will foresee the experimentation of domestic technologies as well as new systems of elderly care. It also planned to create local service points to facilitate the connection between families, care givers and territorial facilities.
VILLA REAL (Spain), 27 – 31 March 2017. An intense week took place in Villa Real for the organization of the training course on school mediation that involved the partners of the MEDES project. Indeed, several representatives from the Municipality of Villareal, Municipality of Sacile, the Comprehensive Institute of Balliana-Nievo, Itaca Social Cooperative and IES Miralcamp participated in the training course led by the Association El Porc Espì. School mediation along with humanistic mediation is the innovative method delivered by MEDES in order to prevent early school leaving and bullying.
VALENCIA (Spain), 4 July 2017. A full immersion meeting was organized by the Faculty of Sociology of University of Valencia and was attended by the representatives of all participating countries in the Free to Choose (Ftc) project. The main objective of Ftc is to overcome gender stereotypes in education, training and workplaces by addressing boys and girls 16-29 years old involved in the transition phase of their educational/professional life and adults involved in activities related to the orientation system.
LJUBLJANA (Slovenia), 3 – 7 April 2017. The last partner meeting of the “Ctrl+Alt+Enterprise” project (hereafter Enterprise) took place in Ljubljana from the 3th to the 7th of April and gave primary attention to the definition of an accompanying system for supporting vulnerable persons in developing their self-entrepreneurship ideas. Enterprise is an Erasmus+ project which promotes self-employment and social inclusion of disadvantaged people; the partnership involves the HealthCare Public Agency n.5 (lead partner), social cooperative Itaca, Municipality of Pordenone, MAG Verona, SOFORM Scarl, Epralima – Escola Profissional do Alto Lima (PT), Skup (SLO), Anatoliki S.A. (GR).