MIGRATION VALLADOLID MEETING (TPM)
The meeting of the European Erasmus + project entitled “Whole-school Approach for Youth with migrant background – WAY” took place in Valladolid, Spain from 19-22 October 2021.
The meeting was attended by the organization “Ecepaa” from Belgium, which is also the coordinator of the project, the organization “Fundacion Red Incola” from Spain, the University “Università Degli Studi Di Milano-Bicocca” from Italy, the school complex ” Agrupamento de Escolas de Silves “from Portugal, the organization” The Autokreacja Foundation “from Poland, the 2nd EPAL of Katerini from Greece and the school unit” IIS Laeng Meucci “from Italy.
The project connects education in school units with the health of students and aims to suggest tools and ways to achieve a good mental and physical condition through school units.
The above live meeting, after several teleconferences held between the partners in the previous period, aimed at precisely clarifying the objectives of the project and clarifying them to all partners, the distribution of specific responsibilities between them, the way the research is conducted , the presentation of the program schedule, as well as the options for disseminating the results.
At the beginning of the meeting the agenda of the TPM was presented (Gabriele Sospiro), and the participants presented themselves and the organization they represent.
Representatives of the Italian University “Università Degli Studi Di Milano-Bicocca” presented in detail all aspects of the project, giving a variety of explanations and answers to questions from participants and fully clarifying the objectives of the project. The progress of the 1st Intellectual output was presented, the responsibilities of each partner were defined and the work to be completed by the next meeting.
In addition, an educational visit was made to a school in Valladolid, where the majority of students are children of immigrants. There, there was an extensive discussion with the school principal as well as with teachers. The structure of the school and the way of operation were described as well as the activities carried out for the smooth integration of the children in the society.
Finally, it was decided the time of monthly teleconferences for the progress of the work of the project as well as the next meeting in Poland until the end of February 2020.