EYE Project kick-off meeting was held in Dublin

ETS for Youth Equality (EYE) is a 24 months strategic partnership in the field of youth addressing a group of young people who are affected by or deal with disability or impairment issues, aimed to create new educational opportunities and innovative approaches for the personal fulfilment of disadvantaged young people in Europe using the methodology of Education Through Sport (ETS) .

The first project meeting took place in Dublin, Ireland from 09-11 April 2019, during which partners had the opportunity to discuss in detail the activities and carefully plan each of them.

Project objectives:

⇢To implement a short-term joint staff training event for youth workers and sport trainers who deal with disabled or impaired young people in youth and sport contexts, involving 20 participants totally, 4 from each partner country.

⇢ To release 6 Reports in multiple languages outlining the results of a research on the best practices and education methodologies of ETS involving young people with disability or impairments, available with open access.

⇢ To create 1 ETS for Inclusion Training Format for the inclusion of disabled and impaired young people, that will be tested from each partner country as a means of assessing its effectiveness and adequacy to the target and improving it for final release.

⇢ To produce 1 manual called “ETS for Inclusion Guide for Youth Workers and Sport Trainers” providing educational guidance for operators working with the ultimate target group.

⇢ To develop 1 e-learning web platform complying with standards of accessibility enhancing the knowledge of ETS as an agent of learning and inclusion for disabled and impaired young people.

⇢ To make 10 video-tutorials created by youth workers and trainers participating to the project activities, explaining the ETS methodologies.

Project is co-funded by ErasmusPlus Programme of the European Union.

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