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The Smile of the Child

The Smile of the Child

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Since: 26.10.2009
Voluntary Children's Association

10, Zinonos Eleatou Street, GR-151 24 Maroussi, Athens, Greece

The Smile of the Child: Partner to the project Building knowledge from local practices

24.11.2017 Share

Building Knowledge from Local Practices: a solution for better care and integration of unaccompanied minors: project kicked off in Rome with the participation of “The Smile of the Child”

The kick-off meeting of the EU project "Building Knowledge from Local Practices: a solution for better care and integration of unaccompanied minors" was held in Rome on 16 and 17 November. The project is co-funded by the European Programme ERASMUS+. 

Members of the scientific personnel of “The Smile of the Child” as well as representatives of the organizations Apprentis d'Auteuil from France, Federazione SCS CNOS from Italy Christliches Jugenddorfwerk Deutschlands from Germany took part in the meeting. 

The meeting offered the opportunity to participants to discuss on working sessions related to the exchange of best practices and the improvement of knowledge (Community of Best practices and knowledge-CPK), the role of researchers in the project. Moreover participants planned the organization of a first meeting on 15 to 18 January 2018 with the participation of professionals in the field. Administrative and financial management details of the project were also discussed as well as appropriate indicators and tools that will be used for the evaluation of the impact of the project. The original idea of Digital notebooks” was also presented during the meeting. 

The project’s duration is 24 months and it aims at promoting and reinforcing the quality of work of youth workers who come on a daily basis in direct contact with unaccompanied minors. This will be achieved through the sharing of good practices, peer learning and implementation of new tailored-made educational solutions targeted to these minors. 

For more information about the project, please click here.