The 1st Special Education Primary School of Korydallos will participate at the European commission’s programme Erasmus+ after its application’s approval from the Greek National Agency.
The programme’s duration is 30 months (1/9/2015 – 28/2/2018), with the participation of 6 countries with the respective following coordinators: Germany – Ms Heike Eichbauer, special education teacher, Poland – Ms Patrycja Pytlik, special education teacher, Romania – Ms Mariana Hertoiu, special education teacher , Slovenia – Ms Tanja Nikolovski, special education teacher, Spain – Mr Rodrigo Fafian Amado, special education teacher / IT facilitator, with main coordinator of the project Ms Mourelatou Stamoula, occupational therapist at the 1st Special Education Primary School of Korydallos Greece.
Our project is titled «Artemotion Xpress in Europe» and promises art, motion, emotion, interactiveness, education, creativity and collaboration.
What is Erasmus +
According to the National Agency: «Eramus+ is the European Commission’s programme for education, training, youth and sport, aiming at strengthening the skills and employability and the modernization of education, training and youth, in all sectors of Lifelong Learning (Higher Education, Vocational Education and Training, Adult Education, School Education, youth activities, etc.). The Eramus+ programme is structured into 3 main actions (Key Actions) for education, training and youth which are:
• Key Action 1 (KA1/VD1): Mobility of people.
• Key Action 2 (KA2/VD2): Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices.
• Key Action 3 (KA3/VD3): Support to policy reform issues».
Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices
This key action of the programme includes projects run both by the National Agencies (decentralized actions) and the European Commission’s Executive Agency of Education, Audiovisual and Culture (key actions-Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency).
This Key Action supports:
• Strategic partnerships in the fields of education, training and youth (decentralized actions).
• Knowledge Alliances (Centralised).
• Sector Skills Alliances (Centralised).
• Development Capabilities in the field of youth (Centralised).
The actions supported by this Key Action are expected to generate positive long term outcomes for participants, policy schemes covering such actions, as well as the people involved directly or indirectly in regulated activities.
Strategic Partnerships / Partnerships decentralized activity and related cooperation projects, enable participating organizations to address jointly key issues, develop partnerships and share innovative practices.
Under Erasmus+ one organization will lead the project and manage the activities and funding on behalf of the partnership. Different sizes of partnership are possible so that smaller organizations can get involved.
Text editors: Ms Mourelatou Stamoula, Occupational Therapist
Ms Micha Asimina, Speech and Language Therapist, MA