Inclusive communities through interactive language innovation

Great news from Aftenskolen Agder in Norway that has been awarded an Erasmus+ grant for a Strategic Partnership project „Inclusive communities through interactive language innovation”. The project aims at achieving a better integration of immigrants through gamifying language learning and involving host communities in this process. The partnership includes language schools and multicultural organisations from Norway, Finland, the Netherlands and Poland. We are very much looking forward to starting the project!

Bank of skills and knowledge

Graceland’s project ‘Bank of skills and knowledge’ has been qualified for the final round of the TESCO program ‘We help. You decide’ #Decydujeszpomagamy. The project aims at facilitating the exchange of information, knowledge and experience in order to activate and integrate local communities.

Proper Documentation – Effective Dissemination

Graceland’s new project “Proper Documentation – Effective Dissemination” received funding under the Fundusz Inicjatyw Obywatelskich – Śląskie Lokalnie / Grants for development of young organizations. The project will support purchase of multimedia hardware, helpful in our educational and dissemination activities.

International volunteers in action!

28 international volunteers have been accepted for the „Silesia. For a better stay” program. During the following three months they will be carrying out a research aiming at identifying the needs and expectations of foreign nationals living in the region, concerning the availability and relevance of its educational and cultural offer. Our volunteers represent different age, social and professional groups. Some have been living in Poland for many years, the others arrived just one month ago. They come from 4 continents and represent 15 countries: Ireland, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Serbia, Belorussia, Ukraine, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Lebanon, Mexico, China, South Korea and Vietnam. We are very much looking forward to reading the reports and recommendations.

Supporting international graduates

Gaceland’s new project titled „Support to international graduates working at jobs below their qualifications or in the informal economy”, submitted to the Social Innovations Programme in the framework of Akcja inkubacja project carried out by ECORYS Polska Sp. z o.o. and SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, is qualified for the second round of the competition. Continue reading “Supporting international graduates”