Digitize Enterprise

The partnership recognises that there is a need to digitalise youth work, specifically delivering digital youth work & upskilling youth workers’ digital competences. The concept of ‘SMART’ youth work recognises that digital media & technologies open great potential for youth empowerment, enriching opportunities for enhancing their personal capabilities & competences & providing opportunities for connectivity

Escape Rooms for Social Entrepreneurship

Since 2014, Nicholson was the one who approached the evolution of Escape Rooms (ER) from aneducational point of view, therefore attempting to identify the way in which the concept could practically fit in various educational scenarios and programs. Despite the fact that some elements of educational escape rooms can be found online, they are though

E-Design – European Digital Education for Social Inclusion and Global Neighbourhood

KA3 project: The purpose of the project “E-DESIGN – European Digital Education for Social Inclusion and Global Neighbourhood” is to contribute to promoting social inclusion and combating social inequalities among disadvantaged groups, especially migrants and refugees, through strengthening their digital competences in order to enhance their labour market opportunities and social participation according to the

Guiding Counter-Identities in Shaping Collectivities

Guiding Counter-Identities in Shaping Collectivities The recent socio-political reclassification which have been resulted due to the large inflows of migrants and refugees into the European territories have -more than ever- transformed European Communities into multicultural entities. Particularly, according to Eurostat (2015) it has been estimated that more than 4.3 million people arrived in the European

I NEE[T] ART

As the majority of recent scientific studies related with NEET population have proven, risk factors associated with NEET status are always interwoven with indications of low self confidence and selfesteem (Dorsett and Lucchino, 2014, Public Health England, 2014), as a result of various problematic socioeconomic and domestic conditions, structures and barriers (Genda, 2007, UCL Institute

Math Reality

KA2 Innovation: School education The latest PISA results (2015) show that 22.2% of European students were low achievers in math, a figure that has slightly risen up since the last PISA test (2012). Which means that more than one out of five youngsters in Europe are not equipped with this basic skill necessary for numerous

S.T.E.Ps: Supporting Ties in the Education of Prisoners

KA2 Innovation: Adult education The “STEPs” project aims to give opportunities to prisoners, to free them from ignorance, social awkwardness and “disability” and to offer them support and restorative experience to escape from the vicious circle of marginalization, crime and unemployment. The way to break this cycle is to foster confidence, to live by using

ICT for Social Inclusion

KA2 project The economic crisis and the conflicts spread in the Middle East and western Africa in early 2017, caused an increase without precedent in the migration flows toward the EU, modifying or destabilizing the socio-cultural order. The more and more the newcomers are easy victims of nationalist populism that abuses the migration flows nourishing

The Art of Maths

KA2 project, school education Duration: 2018-2021   Website: www.artofmaths.eu The Art of Maths Facebook page According to the study ‘PISA’ that has been carried out every three years since 2000 by OECD, it has been observed that European Union is lagging behind in terms of the performance of students in mathematics. In the case of

Agro-entrepreneurship Accelerator

KA1 youth worker training Agriculture is one of the most important socio-economic activities in many of the countries of European South and a key sector for the development and sustainability of rural areas. During the last decades of the severe economic crises, rural villages have been suffering a dramatic depopulation, thus also encountering difficulties such

FATI : From Alienation to Inclusion

KA2 project: 2017-3-CY02-KA205-001111 Project website : www.projectfati.com Coordinator: C.I.P. Citizens in Power As the configuration of the recent European political scene testifies, there is an upward trend of the nationalistic and xenophobic atmosphere within the EU societies, which is undoubtedly being reinforced in the recent years, due to both the large refugee flows and the terrorist

GAME Laboratory

KA2 Strategic partnership Duration: 2017-2019 The aim of the project is to develop and implement innovative educational practices, based on the use of games, as an effective method of non-formal education in working with the youngest representatives of the NEET1 group, neglecting compulsory education or learning, with a risk of social exclusion. This will strengthen

SOCIETY PROFITS

KA2 strategic partnership: 2016-2-CY02-KA205-000760 Coordinator: Citizens in Power In the present period of severe economic crisis and economic recession, social entrepreneurship is one of the main issues at a European and national public policy level. The European Commission stresses that there are cultural factors which discourage too many people from starting a business and therefore, there

RE[ENTER]

Training of professionals & volunteers in the correctional systems and employment as well as exchange of Good Practices between participating organizations. Purpose of the project The main purpose of the project is to train professionals and volunteers who work or wish to work in the correctional systems with offenders and ex-offenders concerning their integration in

Grow Green

KA2 Strategic Partnership: 2016-3-CY02-KA205-000848 Coordinator: Citizens in Power Duration: 01/03/2017-28/02/2019 “Grow Green” team will set up a package of a ‘web platform’ and educational videos that will: – inform young people on both the agricultural market trends and the business environment of agriculture. – meliorate young people’s knowledge and skills in order to strengthen their agro-business

The Art Within

The project ‘The Art Within’ concentrates on the enhancement of the basic pillars of selfempowerment and self-esteem through alternative methods, primarily related to Performing Arts. Specifically, ‘The Art Within’ is addressed to staff, youth workers and educators who specialize on the didactic methods of the notions of self-empowerment and self-esteem, with the aim those to

Digital Mediation

Coordinator: C.I.P. Citizens in Power Digital Mediation; Redefining digital culture within youth organizations The motivation for this project stems from the observation that educators and youth workers are oftentimes confronted with counterproductive behaviors of youngsters who engage in so called “banal use of new media”. On the other hand, it is generally accepted that youth

Antidiscrimination Pack 2.0

Erasmus+ Strategic partnership Project duration: 01.12.2016 – 30.11.2017 Racism and discrimination are not new phenomena and although publicly condemned, are often privately tolerated in online contexts. They have undergone a transformation from visible to more latent forms and are manifested in popular social networking sites (hereafter SNS). Youth, the main users of these sites, are particularly

informath

KA2 project The PISA results (2012) show that 22.1% of European students were low achievers in maths. Which means that more than one out of five youngsters in Europe is not equipped with that basic skill necessary for numerous valuable job in our current economy.   Many academic papers and global reports, such as the

Building Empowering Environment For Youth Employability

KA2 capacity building project Duration:2016-2017 BEE  aimed at creating an empowering environment to enable young people to undergo a work-based learning period and to foster links between formal education, non-formal education and labour market. BEE promoted a holistic approach and structured cross-sectorial cooperation for raising youth employability. BEE contributed in achieving the objectives of the

Souls Without Borders

The project ‘Souls without Borders’ aims to provide high-quality training to young educators/ trainers who are dealing with the issue of refugees’/migrants’ integration into modern EU societies, by setting as a prime aim to disseminate this specific approach-system of integration, composed of non-formal methods of education, to other organizations and NGOs deriving from the rest

NO NEET

The future of Europe depends upon millions of Europeans aged between 15 and 29. It is a matter of great concern that this young people have been hit so hard by the economic crisis. The unemployment figures testify to a labour market which is gradually becoming more difficult for young people. Nowadays, one out of

Hi-Tech Democrats

The internet provides the ability to participate in society online and promotes social inclusion, a special emphasis will be given to the new media society and particularly the Web, as a means of revitalizing civic life and democracy. Believing that just as the education has promoted democracy and economic growth, the Internet has the potential

SEA: Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator

The scope of ‘SEA’ project is to provide youth workers with an insight on social entrepreneurship, which could possibly operate as the main catalyst in inspiring young people to apply social entrepreneurship. This target will be successfully accomplished through the production of capable influential multipliers, such as civil society organizations and youth workers, who will

Inclusion +

“Inclusion+” project is a training for youth workers from EU countries: Estonia, Malta, Cyprus, Portugal, Germany , Greece and Hungary. It is organized by Citizens In Power (Cyprus). The main aim of the project is to go deeper in European Citizenship education with a focus on inclusion of youth with fewer opportunities, and particularly for

A Network for your ‘NET-worth’!

NGO’s youth-workers who are currently working on entrepreneurship, must be continually updated, in the dynamic environment of entrepreneurial education. Taking into consideration all the above strategic ideas, this networking training aims at bringing the organizations which specialize on entrepreneurship together, by intending to work on concrete objectives. More specifically, the targets of the project contain:

Person of the year: THE ENTREPRENEUR!

Project description: Peter Drucker said ‘entrepreneurship is not magic, is not mysterious and it has nothing to do with genes. It is a discipline. And, like any discipline, it can be learned’. Young leaders from our organizations recognized the need of practical education on entrepreneurship and prepared project called “Person of the year: THE ENTREPRENEUR!”

Run The world

The project (3.1, Youth In Action project) “Run the world” promoted discussion among the young participants and primarily was focused on youth unemployment, employability, entrepreneurship and youth initiative, as well as sit under the guidelines of the Youth in Action program and its education component non-formal. During this project the young participants received necessary tools in

Network of Partners

CIP has been a valuable partner in a vast number of EU projects. This gave us the opportunity to support and train the members of our local and international networks in numerous ways such as exchange of information, good practices, experiences and ideas. CIP has supported more than 500 young people to attend educational programmes