North-South Centre - European Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity

WORLD AWARE EDUCATION AWARD
2006

Description

Country

Contact person

       

“Youth Action for Change”

Youth Action for Change - YAC –is a global platform reaching out to young people in over 120 countries worldwide (mostly developing countries). providing free online courses for young people taught by other young people. This peer-to-peer methodology, once used only in teaching Reproductive Health issues, is effectively used in a broader range of issues, including Sustainable Development, Project management and Human Rights. All of the programs (including courses, dialogues with experts, mentoring and campaigning and networking) are provided free of charge, running on no budget, establishing YAC as a fully sustainable model for development.

International network

Youth Action for Change
www.youthactionforchange.org
info@youthactionforchange.org
Tel.: (+39) 34 87 40 73 14
Contact Person: Selene Biffi (founder and director)
selene@youthactionforchange.org
Type of Organisation: online global platform
(non-profit) organisation

       

“The Other’s Role. Drama Experiences between Intercultural Dialogue and Commitment” -

The Project has involved four partners from Italy, Israel, the Gaza Strip and West Bank to work on committed theatre workshops with young students, in order to promote the values of intercultural dialogue and peace.

Italy

Cicsene
via Borgosesia 30, 10145 Torino
Tel.: (+39) 011 741 24 35
Fax: (+39) 011 771 09 64
e-mail: info@pianetapossibile.it
Contact person: Paola Giani
Type of Organisation: Organization promoting local development and international cooperation

       

“Humanitarian Education - Institutionalising Development Education”

Development awareness through training modules that can be adapted by the target audience (trainee teachers, established teachers and peer educators) and that can be institutionalised within the relevant education institution. Training modules are designed to be effective and have a measurable effect on the institutions involved. The routes involve the development of effective methods of working in partnership with a range of education institutions

United-Kingdom

British Red Cross
44 Moorfields
London
EC2Y 9AL.
Contact person: Deidre Coffey
dcoffey@redcross.org.uk
mob. 07740119926
Tel.:(+44) 028 90246400

Project

Description

Country

Contact person

WORLD AWARE EDUCATION AWARDS
2005

     

Education for Global Citizenship: New Ways to learn for our Future. International School and NGO-Network: 2003 – 2006

The pilot project Education for Global Citizenship initiates to set up an international learning-partnership of NGO’s and schools. In the framework of this project-partnership a Curriculum on Education for Global Citizenship will be developed, transformed into practice and established in the educational systems of the partner countries of the project. Therewith this project offers an innovative and qualitative contribution to further development (methodically, in its contents) of Global Education and Citizenship Education. Altogether 25 schools – five schools each from Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy and the Netherlands – are participating in the project. Schools carry out project work on school level and also on international level, together with their partner-school in the “Theme-group”.

Austria

Franz Halbartschlager
franz.halbartschlager@oneworld.at
Südwind Agentur
Head of Education Unit
Laudongasse 40
A-1080 Wien
Tel.: +43 01 - 405 55 15 - 314
Fax.: +43 01 - 405 55 19

       

GLEN – Global Education Network of Young Europeans

The core of GLEN are three months voluntary work and study stays in developing or transition countries in Africa, Asia or South East Europe, where students or young professionals from Germany and other European countries work together as binational tandems with local partner organisations.

Germany

Jana Krczmarova
jana@inexsda.cz
www.inexsda.cz
Tel.: +420 234 621 527
Fax: +420 234 621 390

Johannes Krause
johannes.krause@inwent.org
GLEN Co-ordinator
ASA Program
InWEnt - Capacity Building International, Germany
Lützowufer 6-9
10785 Berlin, Gemany
Fon: +49 (0) 30 254 82 360
Fax: +49 (0) 30 254 82 359
www.asa-programm.de, www.inwent.org

       

DICE Project
Development and Intercultural Education

The project works to integrate development and intercultural education within initial primary teacher education, and operates across five colleges of education in the Republic of Ireland.

Ireland

Barbara O'Toole botoole@cice.ie
The Church of Ireland College of Education
96 Upper Rathmines Road, Dublin 6

       

Youth Peace Academy in South Africa

The Youth Peace Academy (YPA) is an integrated personal growth, capacity and skills development project that works directly with young people to assist with equipping them for active involvement in personal and social transformation and to assist with youth empowerment by enabling them to build sustainable networks and solidarity movements that are competent to address important issues and activate concrete actions to transform living conditions

Republic of South-Africa

Joan McGarry
ACTION Support Centre enquiries@actionsupport.co.za