SACILE. 29 – 31 May 2018. The MEDES Week, that started on the 29th of May, closed yesterday with huge success. All the partners took part in the events organized under the direction of the Municipality of Sacile and Municipality of Villareal, MEDES project leader. During the events, it was possible to show the great results obtained from the project which developed an innovative methodology of Mediation, conflict resolution and prevention of bullying and early school leaving phenomena. Satisfaction and enthusiasm were expressed by the two partner schools, Balliana Nievo School of Sacile and IES Miralcamp. Indeed, the 3-day closing event coincided with the exchange week of the Spanish students in Italy.
During the IX Day on School Mediation the first two intellectual outputs of MEDES were officially presented:
Output 1) Toolkit MULTI-MEDES: multimedia learning material in 3 languages (Italian, Spanish and English) for mediation in schools, consisting in:
- Informative material for training on school mediation and restorative justice
- Videos with examples of mediation activities in school
- Interactive web targeting future young mediators, to approach the mediation contents autonomously in a ludic way.
Great enthusiasm among the students of Balliana-Nievo School who travelled from Italy to Spain for the first exchange within the MEDES project.
From the 20th to the 27th of March 2018, IES MIRALCAMP in Villareal is going to host a group of 10 students from Sacile accompanied by the two professors, Alessandro Fabbroni and Elena Camilotti, and Sara Dall’Armellina who has been responsible for all the training activities. The exchange will focus on school mediation as a conflict prevention and resolution methodology. The key activities of MEDES are being developed by the Municipality of Villareal (lead partner) together with the Municipality of Sacile, Itaca, El Porc Espì Association and the schools involved (IES MIRALCAMP from Villareal and Balliana Nievo from Sacile).
Sacile, Balliana-Nievo School, 13 January 2018. On the 13th of January, the “School of Sacile Balliana-Nievo” organized an Open Day, the annual meeting dedicated to all those families interested to know further about the services, classrooms and training courses offered by the school.
Within the event, students and teachers set up a special corner for the MEDES project, too. It was an amazing opportunity to give an overview on the last activities implemented by the co-funded Erasmus+ project and tell more about school mediation as a means to prevent early school leaving and fight bullying.
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.