Oriolo Romano (VT) November 27th – 30th, 2013
Kick-Off Meeting Hosting Organisation
The ED.HO.C coordinator and hosting organisation of the Kick-Off Meeting is CEMEA del Lazio.
The CEMEA – Training Centres for Active Education Methods – were born in France in 1936 with the aim of developing democratic and participate behaviours. After the war CEMEA spread all over the world. Today the CEMEA movement is active in 29 European, African and American countries, co-ordinated by the International Federation with its headquarters in Paris, which since 1964 has the B status at the UNESCO and since 1972 a consultative status at the Council of Europe and at the European Youth Forum in Brussels. In Italy, the CEMEA movement was born in 1950 and gathered in the Italian Federation of CEMEA in 1974. CEMEA refers to active education: a kind of education that tends to free the human being, offering situations in which anyone – child, youngster, adult – can become conscious of the world around him, contributing to its evolution, in a perspective of individual and social development. The CEMEA movement is characterised by: lay, independent, non confessional social commitment; international experience; «active education» methodology; open discussion around ideas and experiences.
The CEMEA promote an educative approach based on several guiding principles which determinate its action:
- Every human being can develop and improve himself during his lifelong. He has the aspiration and the possibility
- There is just one education: addressed to all and in every moment
- The educational action is done in direct and constant contact with the reality
- Every human being had the right to have our respect and consideration, without any kind of distinction concerning age, origin, social class, sex…
- The context has a fundamental importance on the development of a person
CEMEA del Lazio is placed in Rome and its main activities are:
- training stages for educators, teachers, animators;
- artistic and cultural activities within social programs;
- holidays educational centres for children;
- workshops outside compulsory education;
- publishing activities (bulletins, books, reviews…)
Kick-Off Meeting Aim
The Kick-Off Meeting will involve the responsibles of each partner organisation, CEMEA del Lazio (ITALY), Associação Juvenil de Peniche (PORTUGAL), Keric (SLOVAKIA), Telecentro de Ayerbe (SPAIN), Chance for Life (ROMANIA) for the review of the project development.
During this first meeting, the coordinator will draw a general overview of the project and of the various tasks assigned for every partner, verifying that between the time of the project application and the launching seminar no structural changes that needed to be taken in consideration had emerged. Availabilities concerning the project’s chronogram will contribute to fix a final calendar of the mobilities: the training course, the 4 visits, the mid-term evaluation and the final evaluation together with the public event. The financial aspects of the project will be also clarified. A deeper presentation of each organization reality will be held, in order to have a real state of the art of educational holiday centre within the partnership. There will be formed working groups for monitoring and evaluation, pedagogical and methodological approach and communication and their task all along the project will be clarified and agreed.
Kick-Off Meeting Programme
Kick-Off Meeting Participants
The Kick-Off Meeting involves the EDHOC responsibles of the partner organisations:
Associação Juvenil de Peniche, PORTUGAL
Telecentro de Ayerbe, SPAIN
Chance for Life, ROMANIA
Where we will stay…
Oriolo Romano is a city of 3500 inhabitants in the countryside, 54km far from Rome and 39km far from Viterbo. The city of Oriolo expands on a hilly area full of tall trees, along Via Clodia, an ancient road that connects the North of the Roman countryside with the antique Etruscan region of Tuscania. The Etruscan origin of the inhabitants of Oriolo Romano can be found, also after many centuries, in some dialect, culinary and folkloristic traditions.
You will be hosted in Casa Cemea di Oriolo Romano, a house that can host around 40 people, surrounded by 2 hectares garden with trees. There are common rooms with bunk beds (from 4 to 8 people), 8 WCs and 5 showers in co-use, outside the rooms. Please bring with you: bath towels, soap, shampoo, slippers. CEMEA del Lazio will provide covers and sheets for the bed. The structure has a kitchen and a space dedicated for having meals. We kindly ask you to inform us about any special needs regarding food, allergies etc., in order to arrange an agreement with the cooker. There will be a work space dedicated to the activities of the Kick-Off Meeting.
Arrivals & Departures
CEMEA del Lazio team will welcome you and accompany the participants by minivan to the CEMEA Oriolo Romano House.
Kick-Off Meeting Results
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