ESCAPE RACISM – Toolbox to promote inclusive communities

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Project details

Project number: 

2019-2-IT03-KA205-016906

Timespan of the project:

01/01/2020 – 31/12/2021

Web Site:

www.escaperacism.infoproject.eu

Contact details

CEIPES: International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development

Contact Person:

Silvia Calcavecchio

E-mail: 

silvia.calcavecchio@ceipes.org

Objectives

The project “Escape Racism – Toolbox to promote inclusive communities” has the main aim of building inclusive societies where young people are promoting the respect of human rights, combating racism and discrimination and acting as multipliers for their peers.

The main objectives of the project are:

1 – To create innovative practices in the field of youth work through the development of a toolkit of methodologies wich promotes the development of soft skills of youngsters such as leadership, communication skills, team – working skills, problem – solving, critical and lateral thinking and at the same promotes human rights, social inclusion and intercultural dialogue. 

2 – To increase the availability of innovative and non – formal methodologies by developing on-line tools at disposal of all the organizations and institutions Europe wide and different scenarios of educational escape rooms in four countries, accessible to youth, especially with fewer opportunities. 

3 –  To develop organizational capacity of five institutions with different cultural and organizational experiences and strengthening of the strategic partnership among them.

Activities
  • Creation of Training kit for Youth Educators (IO1) that will include the development of non-formal methodologies, techniques and approaches useful for youth workers and educators active in the field of human rights, intolerance and racism prevention. It will also include the creation of an escape room kit that the target groups will use during the pilot phase of the project and in future educational activities;
  • Implementation of a pilot phase – Testing the IO1 through workshops (IO2). The pilot phase will include the development of a methodology for testing the training and escape room kits followed by the implementation and the evaluation that will be made at the beginning and at the end of the pilot, with the aim to amend and improve the project products;
  • Development of online tools (IO3): the material and kit produced for the IO1 will be converted through the creation of online tools, webinars, digital material and videos that will be included in an online platform to assure maximum visibility and accessibility of project outputs and products and to guarantee also sustainability beyond project lifetime.
Results
  •   Creation of Training kit for Youth Educators that will include the development of non-formal methodologies, techniques and approaches useful for youth workers and educators active in the field of human rights, intolerance and racism prevention. It will also include the creation of an escape room kit that the target groups will use during the pilot phase of the project and in future educational activities
  •   Implementation of a pilot phase that will include the development of a methodology for testing the training and escape room kits. 
  • Development of online platform with online tools, webinars, digital materials and videos, to assure maximum visibility and accessibility of project outputs and products

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