C.A.R.E.-New Erasmus+ Project

C.A.R.E. arises a key opportunity for young people with visual impairment (V.I.P.) to unlock their potential as individuals, as artists, and as employees, through ceramic workshops and enhances their psychomotor skills, as one of the foundations for development.         

 

Specific Objectives:

    • To raise young visually impaired people (V.I.P.) self-esteem by strengthening their psychomotor skills.
       
    • To enhance the young V.I.P.’s opportunities to employability in the field of art, culture, social and manual work, or to have them become future entrepreneurs. 

    • To give V.I.P. the confidence to become positive actors in the growth of their community, for their city, as well as the EU artistic scenario.

    • To foster the capacity building and impact of educational and training centers with the introduction of pottery classes for all learners but equipping their trainers with the right skills to welcome V.I.P. 

    • To equip youth workers, educators, and trainers with the competencies to engage V.I. learners in their classes/workshops, and to foster the development of psychomotor skills in young learners through ceramics workshops. 

 

Expected results:  

    • A manual on how to start ceramic workshops 
    • A complimentary handbook with specific guidelines for V.I. learners 
    • Professional videos with the highlights from the local workshops and the transnational training events 
    • A manual with case studies 

 

The project will be conducted by a consortium of 5 partners from 4 European countries: Italy, Greece, Ireland, and Cyprus. 

     Lead Partner: I.E.R.F.O.P. ONLUS (IT) 

     Partner – P1: PRISM IMPRESA SOCIALE S.R.L. (IT) 

     Partner – P2: SIGMA BUSINESS NETWORK (GR) 

     Partner – P3: ARDMORE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT (IR) 

     Partner – P4: CSI CENTER FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION LTD (CY)