Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Urban DNA and the birth of Urban Acupuncture Therapy: Story from Murcia, Spain

A decade of citizen engagement in Murcia (Spain) Murcia, a city in southeast Spain, was awarded the URBACT Good Practice label for an urban regeneration and revitalisation project carried out in its Espiritu Santo neighbourhood, a peripheral and run-down area of Murcia. Murcia City Hall and all the people that were involved in this project, [...]

By Rebeca Pérez López, on November 17th, 2017 at 14:46

Good Practices on Early School Leaving in Tallinn from the URBACT PREVENT Project

In the strategy 2020, the European Union recognizes Early School Leaving (ESL) as a major challenge with an aim to reduce it below 10 %. Education researchers and practitioners consider that the role of parents in the prevention of this problem is crucial. Through a range of policies, local authorities can play a key role [...]

By URBACT, on January 16th, 2014 at 19:20

What I learnt at Winter School about Skills and Jobs in Europe – Ian Goldring

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a 3-day ‘Winter School’ on ‘New Skills and Occupations in Europe: Challenges and Possibilities’, , organised by the Centre for European Studies here in Brussels. A slew of Commission representatives spoke and there were more PhDs about than you could shake a stick at, tossing around banter [...]

By URBACT, on January 7th, 2014 at 13:55

Neapolitan pupils discovering the Port of Naples

One of the activities in the framework of the URBACT CTUR Project is to involve the schools of the city and their 1000 pupils. The President of the Port Authority of Naples, Luciano Dassatti, met 1000 students from  junior schools to talk about the sea and the ports. The project “The Port of Naples meets [...]

By URBACT, on May 20th, 2011 at 10:42

It’s more fun in a group!

Guess what? It’s true! We learned and felt another powerful experience in Barnsley during our last URBACT Creative Clusters project thematic workshop. At the same time that our network is reaching the end, we feel that our team building is improving its abilities to share and learn. The latest edition of the creative brief planted [...]

By URBACT, on May 6th, 2011 at 11:07