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ENSA general Assembly 2018

Vänersborgs kommun - Sweden, September 2018

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Tales@home: “Talking About Language and Emotions at Home”

Conference EMPOWERING MULTILINGUAL FAMILIES
TALKING ABOUT LANGUAGE AND EMOTIONS AT HOME - EMPOWERING MULTILINGUAL FAMILIES

We are pleased to present to you our conference in the framework of the European project TALES@home

Target group: professionals/practitioners working with multilingual families, researchers, policy makers
Date and Time: 8th of May 2018 from 13:00 to 16:30
Location: Huis van Culturen/ Maison des Cultures, Rue Mommaerts 4, 1080 Brussels
Language: English
Price: no registration fee
Registration: please complete the Google Form

CONTENT
At this conference the results of the European Erasmus+ project TALES@home will be presented. For about two years, 7 European partners developed a digital tool in close collaboration with multilingual families.

Members of multilingual families sometimes struggle with the multilingual context they live in. They harbour negative feelings towards one or some of the languages spoken at home or in society. This affects their well-being and language learning abilities.

TALES@home aims to support multilingual families by creating an open atmosphere in which decisions on language maintenance/shifts are considered and become debatable. The tool wants to foster mutual understanding between generations, so that families are able to deal with negative attitudes and might reinforce a more positive approach.
Further information: Hilde.desmedt@foyer.be
Project website: www.talesathome.eu

PROGRAMME
12:00-13:00 Welcome! (Light lunch on request)
13:00 short presentation of the project + programme
13:30 Mina Kheirkhah (Sweden) - Heritage Language Maintenance in Multilingual Families: Children’s Role in Language Socialization
14:15 University of Palermo: TALES@home – Summary of Research on Multilingual Families
14:35 EURAC Bolzano: TALES@home – Summary of Research Professionals
15:00 Double Helix Resources London: Reflections about Family History and Identity
15:20 Soros International House (Vilnius) and Foyer vzw (Brussels): TALES@home – Presentation of the Tool
16:00 What’s Next and Closure
16:30 End

 

HOW TO REACH THE CONFERENCE

Map:

Metro: Graaf van Vlaanderen / Comte de Flandre (line 1 and 5) or Ribaucourt (line 2 and 6)
Travelling by car: parking is rare!

 

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Invitations: Youth Care Platform and ENSA youth meetings:  16th and 17th of April in Brussels

YouthCarePlatformMs Christine Gaschler-Andreasch and Mr Stefaan Van Mulders are pleased to invite you for the next meeting of the European Youth Care Platform.
Date and time: 16th of April 2018, 10:00 – 16:00
Location: Flemish Agency for Youth Welfare, Ellips Building, Koning Albert II-laan 35, 1030 Brussels

 Youth Care Platform-meeting on 16th of April:
Welcome by Stefaan Van Mulders, Flemish Agency for Youth Welfare and host of the meeting          
Welcome and introduction on the agenda by Christine Gaschler-Andreasch, Head of Youth Welfare in Carinthia and chair of the Platform
Presentation, discussion and adoption of the work plan 2018 – 2020, proposed by the new leadership          
See document ‘WORKPLAN 2018 – 2020’ in annex
European projects and cooperation        
‘A Way Home’: After care strategies for youth care leavers. Youth Care Platform as advisory board of the A Way Home project (funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020).  Information on next steps.     
(An Rommel, on behalf of the ‘A Way Home’ partnership)
‘WHY - We Hear You’: aims to promote youth involvement through civic participation and participatory mechanisms, thus preventing marginalization and its negative effects on individuals and society (funded by Erasmus+)  
(Hugo Van de Veire, Vrij CLB regio Gent (Pupil’s Guidance Center) and TOPunt (collaboration of 3 Pupil’s Guidance Centers), Ghent, BE)

Main topic: Education, training and employment: strategies for guidance of NEETs.  Why and how youth care users and leavers who are Not in Education, Employment or Training’ are more affected that other youth, what is already happening for them at regional/national level, can Europe help with its actual policies (and do they also deliver on NEETs)? The Youth Care Platform wants to broaden your views and inspire your practices and policies.

Introduction: Europe’s interest in youth, vulnerable youngsters and employment      
(Jos Sterckx, Knowledge Center Social Europe, BE)

What approach to young people Not in Employment, Education or Training?         
What are NEETs?… Orientation, terms and concepts related to the NEET issue       
Why is it important?… Impacts, on the individual and on society    
What to do about it?… Approaches and policies that work 
(Ian Goldring, Director ProjectWorks and author of the publication ‘On Track’ – Different Youth Work Approaches for Different NEET Situations, BE)

Europe’s strategy: action through member states and regions     
The European youth strategy      
(Speaker TBC)  
ESF as inspirator and initiator of innovation: how can ESF stimulate innovation and action on NEETs 
(Anneleen Dewitte, Project Coordinator - ESF Flanders)

Good practices
Score your goal           
(Mustafa Harraq, ACV, Genk, BE TBC)    
Straathoekwerk 
(Speaker TBC)  
Contribution Carinthia TBC          
(Mr. Liebenwein, Diakonie de la Tour, Villach, AT)
General background information:          
‘On Track’ – Different Youth Work Approaches for Different NEET Situations
https://projectworks.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/ontrack.pdf
Recent study CEPS ‘Blame it on my youth! Policy recommendations for re-evaluating and reducing youth unemployment’

17th  April:  ENSA thematic working Child and Youth & Family
ENSA Child: 9:30 – 12:00 (Venue: Huis van het Kind, Veeartsenstraat 40, 1070 Anderlecht; 10 min walking from Gare de Midi)
ENSA Youth: 13:30 – 16:00 (Venue: Kind & Gezin – meeting room Alexander, Hallepoortlaan 27 - 1060  Brussel; 10 min walking from Gare de Midi).
17th of April will also be the kick off meeting of the ‘A Way Home’ project
ENSA Child:
The family centre ‘Huis der Gezinnen’ at Anderlecht (Brussels) will present their practice on family support, their cooperation with partners in the neighbourhood, their target groups and the services they deliver. They will also look upon the challenges they face and take a look upon those they want to tackle first. This presentation forms the point of departure for a discussion amongst participants on the challenges they face in their practices and on the possibilities for new and innovative projects.
At the meeting we will take also some time for themes the participants want to discuss. Suggestions can be send at rudy.decock@kindengezin.be before the 1st of April.
LUNCH: 12:00 – 13:30
ENSA Youth: 13:30 – 16:00
This ENSA Youth Working Group will focus on sport, soccer and its positive effects for social inclusion and community building.

13.30   Welcome and Introduction – Mirko Mazzarolo, Veneto Region
13.40   Soccer and Social Inclusion of Youngsters – UEFA
14.05   Community projects of KAA Gent – Wim Beelaert, KAA Gent Foundation
14.30   Erasmus+ Sport – Philippe De Witte, EU Sport Link
14.55   Break
15.10   Discussion on projects & collaboration
16.00   End

Registration for all events
No registration fee

 

ENSA Youth: Region of Veneto, Elena Curtopassi, elena.curtopassi@regione.veneto.it
ENSA Child: Flemish Agency Child & Family, Rudy De Cock, rudy.decock@kindengezin.be

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  • If you are interested in ENSA EU projects in disability, elderly, youth and Family, children  funded under recent calls see EU projects areas