Learn about cinema and through cinema

How you can use cinema for educational purposes? How you can create a small movie when you study in an Art School? Action Synergy in cooperation with the Cultural Association of Fortetsa, has organised two seminars in the beautiful building of Old Hamam in Fortetsa, Iraklion Crete.

The first seminar was organised in the evening of Friday with the participation of teachers from primary and secondary education. The main subject of the training course was the “Use of Cinema as an Education Tool” and examined different ways that cinema can be used in education.


LEADEXT Meeting in Aarhus

On 20 and 21 October, the second meeting of the LEAD EXT project “Leader of external cooperation of a vocational school”, financed by the European ERASMUS+ call, took place in Beder (Denmark), also in a blended format.

During the meeting, the participants had the chance to visit the headquarters of the company Makita, which actively collaborates with the project partner Jordbrugets Uddannelsescenter Århus, as a successful case of collaboration between company and vocational school.

The aim od the project is to improve vocational training by developing cooperation actions between vocational schools and companies.


Well – youth project

The focus is on providing support resources to address the well-being of unemployed young people, disrupted by the pandemic crisis of COVID-19, by developing skills and competencies to combat social stress, anxiety due to lack of work, developing financial education skills for efficient and optimal management of financial resources, developing the ability to know how to manage time to face all social challenges, strengthening the ability to interact/communicate with others and actively participate in the life of society. Doing so intends to provide youths with the necessary tools and competencies to develop their well-being/mental health and innovative solutions to face new risks and challenges, both in personal, educational, and professional contexts.

The project is also aimed at youth workers who are also facing these pandemic challenges of their target group, so we want to create a methodology adapted to the new pandemic and digital context that offers optimal solutions to facilitate quality education & social inclusion has given the new standards in all educational contexts: formal, informal& non-formal. The new methodological and curriculum design and component for career guidance that the Well-Youth project aims to develop takes into account all these motivating aspects for youth: the curriculum adapted to the hybrid environment with a dedicated strategy (teaching methods, form of organization, tools, and support materials) in order to create a new educational climate adapted to the current requirements of society and focused on finding optimal solutions to support the well-being and mental health of unemployed youth affected by COVID-19.

SEEVAL Project meeting in Malta

The University of Malta organized the 4th project meeting in Malta from October 6-7, 2022.  Project officers and teachers from the participating partners from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Romania, and Austria discussed topics ranging from impact assessment to dissemination activities as well as to organizational issues on the final conference in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in November 2022. Moreover, the next steps and activities for the last couple of months were discussed.