Bielskie Stowarzyszenie Artystyczne TEATR GRODZKI,
Poland – Project Coordinator
Teatr Grodzki established in 1999 by artists, pedagogues, culture promoters and entrepreneurs has engaged in supporting children, teenagers, adults and the elderly from the socially excluded groups. Teatr Grodzki is the only non-profit organization in the region of southern Poland with such a complex and wide artistic and educational program to combat social exclusion. The artistic and educational projects offered by Teatr Grodzki include arts workshops (involving theatre, puppetry, computer animation and fine arts), training programs (mostly in drama education and social economy) for instructors, teachers, therapists, artists, volunteers and workers of non-governmental organizations, and vocational training programs for socially excluded groups.
Contact: Jolanta Kajmowicz-Sopicka
Telephone: +48 33 497 5655, +48 600 382 894
Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, UK
The Citizens Theatre is one of the UK’s leading theatre companies, established in 1945. Glasgow’s oldest, major professional producing theatre and seek to transform lives through:
-bold and exciting interpretations of classic texts presented alongside new plays by and for the people of Glasgow
-an extensive and highly regarded programme of learning and participation activities for people of all ages and abilities, especially those within marginalised and disadvantaged communities. This work is delivered by the Citizens Learning department, with a staff team of 8.
-nurturing the talent and creativity of both established and emerging theatre makers.
Contact: Neil Packham
Telephone: +44 141 418 6244
Youth Centre Babilonas, Vilnius, Lithuania
Youth centre Babilonas (established in 1993) isania an NGO, having more than 21 years of experience in youth work, inter-cultural youth exchanges, trainings for teachers, youth workers and other professionals. It is also highly experienced in organizing seminars, international conferences and other events. More than 14 000 young people have participated in its different programs. Besides its longstanding engagement in youth education, Babilonas has been also working with adults, including the disadvantaged. During the last time its main target group have been school teachers and women (more than 500 targets already).
Contact: Rolanda Sliaziene
Telephone: +37 065 069 372
Centro Per Lo Sviluppo Creativo Danilo Dolci, Palermo, Italy
CENTRO PER LO SVILUPPO CREATIVO “DANILO DOLCI” is a non-profit organisation located in Palermo, Italy born in 1958 from the experience and work of Danilo Dolci, a social activist, sociologist, pacifist and pedagogue. Following its path, the centre has successfully operated for more than ten years mainly in the educational sector at local and European level, focusing on two main pillars, as its name suggests:
– the Local Development, starting from the needs of the community and paying special attention to the most disadvantaged target groups;
– the Creativity, promoting innovation in education and using new methodologies to empower young and adults.
Contact: Dario Ferrante
Telephone: +39 091 617 72 52
Know And Can Association, Sofia, Bulgaria
KNOW AND CAN ASSOCIATION is a non-governmental organization, founded in 2007 in Sofia, Bulgaria. It works on national and European projects, vocational guidance and career counseling and is developing programs, courses and activities in the sphere of non-formal and informal education and trainings. The Association is accredited as European Voluntary Service Center. It is a member of International Vocational Education and Training Association. The main goals of the Association are: to elaborate and apply specialized programs aiming to develop social and civil skills of children, youths and adults; to apply modern methods and technologies for development of non-formal education; to train specialists in the sphere of non-formal education; to stimulate and guarantee participation of people in national and international programs and projects.
Contact: Rumyana Shalamanova
Telephone: +35 929 434 055