Conclusion of the “Intercultural Competences Development Workshops” Deree – The American College of Greece, Nov’21

Conclusion of the “Intercultural Competences Development Workshops” Deree – The American College of Greece, Nov’21 We, at Fotoessa, are so proud! A major intercultural training initiative to bridge civil society and academia has been successfully completed! We would like to express our gratitude to the students of the International Honors Program of the American College

Intercultural Capacity Building Training Program: “Identity and Interculturalism: From Me to We”

Cities are on the frontline for promoting diversity, inclusiveness, social cohesion, and sustainable development and the coronavirus pandemic has even deepened some of the existing social challenges. Fotoessa, an official member of the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF) Network, is delighted to participate in the transnational project “Intercultural Cities and Learning” that responds to these challenges

“Developing Intercultural Competencies through STORY CIRCLES” An UNESCO & ALF international training

It was a great privilege for Fotoessa, and Aspasia Protogerou ToT, in particular, to join the international training, organised by UNESCO and the Anna Lindh Foundation, on “Developing Intercultural Competencies through STORY CIRCLES”.  STORY CIRCLES is an important resource for anyone concerned with effectively managing the growing cul tural diversity within our societies to ensure

Intercultural Competence Workshop with Patrick Gruczkun, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Fotoessa’s Intercultural Citizenship Education trainer, Aspasia Protogerou, attended the Training on Intercultural Competence online workshop, delivered by Patrick Gruczkun, with the Coordination Team of the ALF German Network and the support of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), on April 21st 2020. Patrick, using a good balance between theory and practice, delivered in two 2 1/2-hour-

“Empty classrooms: the impact of COVID-19 on education”: Online discussion by “Friends of Europe”

Ensuring that all girls and boys are granted quality education is a prime ambition of the Sustainable Development Goals*. The return is considerable: a more diverse and prosperous economy, access to better services, and increased equality are amongst the clear benefits from open access to free education. The path towards achieving SDG4 is also an

Holistic Life Coaching: Personal Empowerment as the key to achieving individual goals

Eleni Papadaki, a leading holistic psychologist and life coach, had a group session with the participants of Agora Erasmus+ Program in Greece. During her presentation, she pinpointed how achieving one’s goals depends on his/hers own personal empowerment. Mrs Papadaki focused on the use of inner strength and the importance of self awareness. She presented the

Kinitiras: A Case Study on Encouraging Sustainability and Growth of Social and Creative Entrepreneurship

Fotoessa decided to include the internationally recognized Artistic Network for Performing Arts ‘Kinitiras’ in the last international Agora Erasmus + training (2019) in Athens, as it is an excellent case study on encouraging sustainability and growth of social and creative entrepreneurship during challenging sociopolitical times. Kinitiras connects professionals and amateurs, people from different racial, ethnic, socioeconomic,

Sociality: The Importance of Online Presence

Living in the era of social media implies reaching the audience and customers through websites and different social accounts. Spyros Tzortzis from Sociality (the cooperative for digital communication that provides services for the online world) delivered an informative and educative presentation for the Agora Erasmus+ Program (2019) participants. They were given a useful insight into digital communication,

Funding for Young Entrepreneurs

Funding was considered to be the most difficult step in the project development by the majority of Agora Erasmus+ Program (2019) participants. For that reason, Fotoessa invited Mrs. Katerina Balamoti, the Senior Project Coordinator in The Heritage Management Organization and Representative of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in Iran. She held an unconventional, profound and