MULTINATIONSTools for exploring the meanings of multiculturalism
(MULTINATIONS) is a 18 months project, founded by the European Commission, through ERASMUS+ program, KA2 – Strategic Partnerships for youth.
MultiNATIONS project consists in extending and developing the competencies and skills of youth workers, trainers and educators, who work in the field of non-formal and informal education and training, providing innovative and creative tools in order to support them in the long-run in promoting cultural diversity and intercultural equality along with enhancing of European fundamental values such as, acceptance, solidarity and respect.
Cultural diversity is the most common heritage of humanity and should be recognized for the benefit of present and future generations. This diversity is embodied in the uniqueness and plurality of the groups and societies’ identities making up humankind. The project’s innovation and added value lies in the fact that one of the most important ingredients for creativity is diversity;
Thus, innovative ideas are implemented by creativity developing new initiatives on diversity management and mediation in favor of youth workers. The main project’s challenge is to motivate and influence youth workers to deal with the cultural diversity’s support. Therefore, under the MULTINATIONS project, a Self-test tool will be created in order youth workers to be able to evaluate and determine their level of knowledge and skills on cultural diversity mediation, by using critical thinking and previous experience.
- Map of cultural diversity;
- “Moving Stories”, digital storytelling about the multiculturalism;
- Self-test tool of appropriateness as a Cultural Mediator.
The project has been designed based on the partners’ experience in matters related to youth workers, trainers and teachers and organizations active in non-formal education fields and lifelong learning.
The project will bring together 5 partners from 5 different countries:
Association D.G.T. (Romania),
ENOROS CONSULTING LIMITED (Cyprus),
SEIKLEJATE VENNASKOND (Estonia),
ASOCIACIJA TAVO EUROPA (Lithuania).
DANISH YOUTH TEAM (Denmark)
wishing to promote the importance of multiculturalism and the common values of tolerance, equality and non-discrimination, strengthening social cohesion and fostering the development of a responsible, open-minded and inclusive society by enriching youth worker’s intercultural competences.