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Time to start busting Gender Stereotypes!

Palazzo Badini, Ellero Room – Pordenone. 15 November 2018. 

Within the III edition of the Week against violence on women, Social Cooperative Itaca and the Municipality of Pordenone – Equal Opportunities Department set up the first Free to Choose game session mass event at Palazzo Badini, Ellero Room involving 40 students from I.S.I.S. Zanussi.

The testing phase was then followed by a in-depth debriefing where the game masters got crucial feedbacks for keep refining the game board prototype. The event ended with an open discussion led by the journalist Clelia Del Ponte and professor Tindara Abbaddo from UNIMORE University.

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CrossCare Mid-Term Presentation Conference

28 September 2018

Predonzani Room, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region

(TRIESTE) – CrossCare represents an “observation lab of the needs of older people and the evolution of the dimensions of active ageing”. This was pointed out by Orietta Antonini, president of the Social Cooperative Itaca, during the mid-term conference held in the Predonzani Room of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region Palace in Trieste on the 28th of September. “Elderly care is a delicate moment that often results in institutionalization solutions that CrossCare aims to overcome. The project sees the nursing home as a place of interception of social needs on the territory”.

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FreeToChoose board game: next steps in the testing phase

WS3: Game testing

The FtC board game official experimentation phase will start  in December. In Italy the official sessions will involve several organizations, including the Youth Lab of Cavallino-Treporti (VE), the Progetto Giovani di Treviso and other youth centres managed by Itaca. It is foreseen the participation of high  schools of Pordenone, San Donà di Piave, Treviso, Trieste, Modena and many game associations, too. Besides, the regional center for orientation will be involved and the VET sector. A similar scenario is foreseen in Slovenia and Portugal, the other FtC Countries involved in the experimentation.

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Promoting equality by playing? Make it possible with FreeToChoose!

LJUBLJANA (SLOVENIA) – 10 JULY 2018. The FreeToChoose (FTC) dissemination event, organized by Nefiks and hosted at the historical building of the Trubar Literature House, represented an important milestone of the project, since it was the occasion to present two of the main FtC outputs to stakeholders and general public: the results of the sociological research (WS1) and  the test of the board game prototype (WS2). Main guests from public authorities attending the event were Rok Primozic, Director at Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Youth under the Ministry for Education, Science and Sport, and Katarina Gorenc, Head of Youth Office of the City of Ljubljana.

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FreeToChoose presents its final game prototype at the Rototom Sunsplash Festival

Benicássim, 18-19-20 August 2018.

WS2: Sociological Research – WS3: Game testing – WS4: Dissemination

Benicássim (Spain) – The final prototype of the FreeToChoose (FtC) game board aimed at tackling gender stereotypes among youngsters and adults acting in the educational or orientation field was presented at Rototom Sunsplash Festival in Benicassìm (Spain). The 25th edition of Rototom with its high rate of young participants coming from all over Europe was a perfect location for spreading project results and involving the target audience.

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XII IberoAmerican Congress of Science, Technology and Gender

Axis 6: research, sustainability and development

Bilbao, 18-19-20 July 2018.

WS1: Sociological Research

Bilbao (Spain) – Marcela Jabbaz, Capitolina Diaz and Anna Giulia Ingellis took part in the XII IberoAmerican Congress of Science, Technology and Gender in Bilbao from the 18th to the 20th of July 2018 where they led the workshop “Anti-stereotypes of gender games: Towards a less biased vision of the professional future”. The workshop was a great opportunity for further presenting the results coming from the sociological research.

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