Cultura Universalis - Enhancing intercultural competence through art
The Cultura Universalis project intends to develop and practice a collection of creative culture-based activities workshops and an interactive online game to enhance intercultural competence and prosocialness through art in children aged 7-14.
The Cultura Universalis project foresees the development of 3 Intellectual Outputs: a Training Programme for Intercultural competence enhancement through art targeted to pupils, including also a webinar for teachers on the training methodology and implementation, an interactive game, aiming at testing the knowledge acquired during the Training programme and furthermore teaching/testing attitudes, beliefs and enhancing students’ prosocial skills towards their peers with diverse characteristics, origin and religious background and a digital handbook for children and a digital companion for teachers aiming at providing them with guidance before gaming, assisting them during gaming, and also including additional creative activities for intercultural competence improvement. Approximately 250 students and 100 teachers will be directly involved in the project.
The project is implemented in cooperation with Coopérative d'Initiative Jeunes - project coordinator (France), ISON (Greece), DEP Institut (Spain), University of Humanities and Economics in Lodz (Poland) and the private school "Hellenic English Education" (Greece).
The project runs from 1 June 2021 to 31 May 2023 under the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. The Creative Ideas has been awarded EUR 25 218 for the implementation of the project, the total project funding is EUR 199 684.