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Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Teens – Erasmus+ KA1

ARVIS was the coordinator of an Erasmus+ KA1 Mobility for youth workers, Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders in Teens, number 2016-2-RO01-KA105-025019, financed by the European Commission.

ARVIS partners were: Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Albania, Future in Our Hands (Armenia), Neformalni skupina mladeze Tereza (Czech Republic), GreenRope (Italy), Unique projects (Lithuania), Center for education and development (Macedonia), Fundacja na rzecz integracji zawodowej, spolecznej oraz rozwoju przedsiebiorczosci VIA (Poland), AKTO – Associacao Para A Promocao Dos Direitos Humanos E Democracia (Portugal), Colegiul National “Petru Rares” Suceava (Romania), SYTEV (Slovakia), Asociacion Mentes Abiertas (Spain) and Asociacion ProJuven (Spain).

The main activity of the project consisted in a training course run at Voronet, Romania,  between 1 and 11 October 2017.

The course offered the participants the possibility to get a deeper knowledge upon the disordered eating and eating disorders, to create an original strategy of working with adolescents so as to minimize the risk factors and to test this strategy at the local level in the framework of their youth work.

Erasmus+ KA1 – Gadget Addiction in Teenage

ARVIS is the coordinator of an Erasmus+ KA1 Mobility for youth workers, Gadget Addiction in Teeanage. The project has the reference number 2016-2-RO01-KA105-025019, it is financed by the European Commission and will be developed between September 2016 and March 2017.

ARVIS partners are: Neformalni skupina mladeze Tereza (Czech Republic), Srednja skola Biograd na Moru (Croatia), Green Spirit (Greece), Europeansaway (Italy), ASOCIACIJA APKABINK EUROPA (Lithuania), Center for education and development (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Fundacja na rzecz integracji zawodowej, spolecznej oraz rozwoju przedsiebiorczosci VIA (Poland), Colegiul National “Petru Rares” Suceava (Romania), Asociatia EXCELPIOR a parintilor elevilor Colegiului National Petru Rares Suceava (Romania), Asociatia GEYC (Romania), SYTEV (Slovakia), KAEB-NAI KULTUR ARTEKO EKINTZA BERRIA NUEVA ACCION INTERCULTURAL (Spain) and European Learning Network Ltd (United Kingdom).

The main activity of the project consisted in a training course run by Anca Vieriu, ARVIS president, Raluca Badelita, psychologist, and Gabriela Daniela Adam, IT specialist,  between 19 and 27 November 2016.

The course offered the participants the possibility to get a deeper knowledge upon the teenagers’ gadget addiction, to create an original strategy of working with adolescents so as to minimize the risk factors, to test this strategy consisting in benefic alternatives to the addictive attitudes/ behaviors.

The methods are specific to non-formal education: workshops, open space, simulations, Walt Disney, learning cafe etc.

We expect that this project will have a significant impact upon addiction prevention and upon the way addicted teenagers are treated by their colleagues, families, teachers and the whole community.

Erasmus+ KA1 for Youth Workers – Multisensory Learning and Occupational Path

ARVIS is the coordinator of an Erasmus+ KA1 Mobility for youth workers „Multisensory Learning and Occupational Path” applied for on the 2nd of February 2016 round and approved by the Romanian National Agency. The project has the reference number 2016-1-RO01-KA105-024218. It is financed by European Commission and will be developed between August 2016 and January 2016.

ARVIS partners are organizations from 14 countries, Programme Countries as well as Partner Countries: UNIque Junior Enterprise (Albania), Modern Youth Public Union (Azerbaijan), The Starry Start of Talents Foundation (Bulgaria), Georgian Youth Development Association (Georgia), Youth Center of Epirus (Greece), Associazione Eurobox (Italy), Unique projects (Lithuania), Youth of Europe (Poland), Associação Portuguesa de Educação Ambiental (Portugal), Colegiul National “Petru Rares” Suceava (Romania), Liceul „Moldova” (Romania), SYTEV (Slovakia), L’Association Euro-Méditerranéenne des Echanges, Volontariats, Evènements (Tunis), ULUDAG Universitesi (Turkey) and European Learning Network Ltd (United Kingdom).

The main activity of the project consists in a training course coordinated by Anca Vieriu, ARVIS President, which was developed between the 10th and the 20th of October 2016.

The course offers the participants the possibility to get a deeper knowledge upon multisensory learning strategies and use this knowledge for supporting the youths in choosing the best career.

The methods are those specific to non-formal education: workshops, open space, simulations etc.

We expect this project to have a great impact upon the participants’ organizations and their whole local community.

Erasmus+ KA1 Reset Adolescence for Succes!

ARVIS is the coordinator of an Erasmus+ KA1 Mobility for youth workers Reset Adolescence for Success! applied for on the 30 April round and approved by the Romanian National Agency. The project has the reference number2015-2-RO01-KA105-015489. It is financed by European Commission and will be developed between September 2015 and January 2016.

ARVIS partners are: Kracanie po vode/Walking on Water (Slovakia), Grupo de Jovens Novo Mundo (Portugal), Fundacja na rzecz integracji zawodowej, spolecznej oraz rozwoju przedsiebiorczosci VIA (Poland), European Learning Network Ltd (United Kingdom), Center for education and development (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), Asociatia EXCELPIOR a parintilor elevilor Colegiului National Petru Rares Suceava (Romania), RAPLECTION (Croatia), Neformalni skupina mladeze Tereza (Czech Republic) and “Petru Rares” National Colledge (Romania).

The main activity of the project consisted in a training course run by Anca Vieriu, ARVIS President and Miruna Maxim, psychologist, between 4 and 10 October 2015.

The course offered the participants the possibility to get a deeper knowledge upon adolescence and its risk factors, to create an original strategy of working with adolescents so as to minimize the risk factors, to test this strategy consisting in benefic alternatives to the risk attitudes/ behaviors.

The methods were those specific to non-formal education: workshops, open space, simulations etc.

We expect that this project will have a great impact upon the way teenagers are treated by their colleagues, families, teachers and the whole community.

 

 

“Aripi spre educatie” project – “Educatia da viata” association

 

A young volunteer of ARVIS, Lucia Ignatescu, was invited by the association “Educatia da viata” to join the project “Aripi spre educatie”, between 17-30 August 2015.

The project aim was to fight against school failure and school dropout.

The participants met the students of the school in Scanteia village. They shared opinions and activities, played games and understood the meaning and the importance of being a student.

The 18 volunteers also spent several days at the seaside at Costinesti.

We thank “Educatia de viata” association for this challenging and impressing experience.

 

 

 

 

 

“Visual Learning Tools in Youth Work”, Erasmus+ KA1 for Youth Workers, Poland

ARVIS was a partner in the project “Visual Learning Tools in Youth Work” (2014-3-PL01-KA105-013292). Other European partner countries were Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Spain and United Kingdom.

Four ARVIS volunteers, Laurica Ciurari, Ancuta Norocel, Marina Bianca Munteanu and Aicha Svetlana Daneliuc, attended a training course in the context of this project coordinated by Fundacja Autokreacja, Warsaw, Poland. The activity took place from the 23rd of March to the 30 of March 2015, in Warsaw.

This project empowered the participating youth workers and youth leaders to more efficiently and extensively use the video/ photography tools in their everyday work, both for improving the educational process at the events themselves and also for taking the material developed and results achieved further to wider communities.

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“Animate the future”, Erasmus+ KA1 for Youth Workers, Poland

Three ARVIS volunteers, Marius Cazacu, Daniela Bejinariu and Emilian Ceredeev, attended a training course in the context of the project “Animate your future” (2014-3-PL01-KA105-013570). The partner countries were Estonia, Macedonia, Romania, Czech Republic, Portugal and Poland. The coordinator was Fundacja POCIECHA, Poland. The training was run from the 25th of February to the 3rd of March 2015, in the resort Polubie in Złocieniec (Poland).
The aim of the project was to familiarize the participants with the issues of animation, social animation and “play education” in youth work. Within the project the trainers thought the learners how to use animation and play to activate the community, particularly young people, to teach entrepreneurship and a healthy lifestyle.
As part of the training, participants tested the practical aspects of animation and acquired specific skills and tools for working with youth. The youth workers also developed their professional, social and personal skills.
As the result of the training scenarios of animation programs tailored to the needs of specific groups of youth were designed.

European Cultures

European Cultures is a project for youths and which help them become (more) familiar with languages, cultures and civilisations of Europe. The participants will visit other countries, learn their languages, become initiated in the culture of each people. The project will be developed by means of cooperation between ARVIS and partner organisations from each visited country.

U.K.

In June 2013, ARVIS co-organised, in partnership with European Learning Network Ltd from London, a course of English language and civilisation. The course took place in London and covered different fields like arts, entrepreneurship, volunteering. At the same time, the trainers had the chance of meeting memorable places which give identity to the British culture and civilisation.

 

Preparatory visit at ARVIS, Suceava

dsc00554 Between 21 and 25 January 2013, ARVIS hosted a preparatory visit in the context of LLP.

The guests were Katerina Chatzigiannaki and Sotiria Chatzigiannaki, managers of the company Business First, Thessaloniki, Greece, and Rajesh Pathak, director of European Learning Network, Londra, UK. The meeting was the handle of exchanging good practice. Te participants developed the idea of an eco-tourism project, People and Landscapes. A safe Journay.

At the same time, the guests from Greece and U.K. visited schools and established dialogues with the students. They also felt the beauty of Suceava region during a trip to the Bukovina monastries.

NaTech (Nature and Technology)

 

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NaTech project aims to develop the outdoors learning and the IT competences at the same time, to overpass the prejudice of the border between nature and technology, to establish an adequate balance between outdoor learning and IT learning, to choose non-conventional places for the learning process, to create IT didactic materials for formal/ informal/ nonformal education, to develop the creativity of the learners, irrespective of their age.

NaTech learning activities

Laptops in the park

NaTech original learning media materials



NaTech Exhibition – pleading for conciliation between nature and technology