European Projects, Free to Choose

In Las Palmas with Free to Choose

As the testing of the board game runs in all Partner Countries, the Free to Choose Team is in Las Palmas for the 5th transnational meeting.

On wednesday Free to Choose will be presented to the Public and in the afternoon a gaming session will take place with local students.

“Free to choose: professions without gender stereotypes” is the title of the public dissemination event scheduled for December 12 from 9 to 16.30 at the Salón de Actos in the Building of Múltiples II in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). Organized by the Spanish partners of Opcionate, it is part of the penultimate transnational meeting (11-12 December) of the European project Free to Choose, led by the Social Cooperative Itaca and co-financed by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship program of the European Union, which aims to promote a cultural and behavioral change in young people 16-29 years and key adults involved in the transition and orientation from secondary school to higher education or the labor market, leading to a different view of professions and job opportunities.

Free to Choose Partners are: Cooperativa sociale Itaca (Lead Partner), Regione Fvg – Assessorato al Lavoro, Istruzione, Politiche giovanili e Pari opportunità, Ires Fvg, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia in Italy,  Mcbit and Nefiks (Slovenia), Opciònate and Universitat de Valencia (Spain), Apload (Portugal) and Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies MIGS (Cyprus).

 

CrossCare, European Projects

Gentlecare and crossborder training of socio-health operators

The Gentlecare training course addressing socio-health operators involved in the CrossCare project will start on the 11th and 18th of April at Odu Koper; a second appointment is foreseen on the 24th and 29th of May. The goal is providing operators with innovative tools to deal with fragile elderly and people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer. For the first time, thanks to the Interreg V-A Italy-Slovenia programme, the Gentlecare methodology – already applied at the nursing homes managed by Itaca – will go beyond boundaries and reach elderly care services in Slovenia.

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CrossCare, European Projects

CrossCare: a new model of elderly care

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.

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