“Challenging Perception and Suspending Judgment” on line intercultural workshop for Youth Workers

Following the “Change is a Journey” Irish Youth Workers’ Erasmus+ mobility program which took place in Greece on April 2023, Fotoessa organized an on line Intercultural Citizenship Education workshop for the program’s team of Irish Youth Workers, on June 20th. During the digital ICE training session, Aspasia Protogerou presented possible limitations of our perception and

“Gender Identity & Violence when Empowering the Youth” (GIVEN) Erasmus+ program

18-28 May 2023. Fotoessa’s co-founder, John Sourelis, and Intercultural trainer of trainers, Aspasia Protogerou, participated in the 10 days SCI Hellas’ Erasmus+ training program:  “Gender Identity & Violence when Empowering the Youth” (GIVEN) which was held in Thessaloniki from 18 to 28 May, 2023. The specific program focused on informing, sensitizing and training youth workers

Presentation of the Creative and Social Entrepreneurship Programme (CSEP) at the workshop on “Innovative educational programs for vulnerable groups” of “NGO Competence” ERASMUS+

Fotoessa participated in the workshop organized by the Greek Network for the Fight against Poverty on “Innovative educational programs for vulnerable groups” in the framework of the ERASMUS+ program “NGO Competence” – Improving the competences of NGO educators for social inclusion. The program aims to train executives of Civil Society organizations, through exchanges of good

Experiential Workshops on INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE and SOCIAL RESILIENCE for EDUCATORS of the Municipality of Saronikos

In Palaia Phocaea of the Municipality of Saronikos, within the framework of the events for the 100 years since the Asia Minor catastrophe, two 3-hour experiential workshops on Intercultural Dialogue and Social Resilience were organized for educators, on September 18 and October 15, 2022, respectively. Beyond the spectrum of mourning and historical memory, these workshops

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


May-Dec21 With a view to expand and implement all the tools and skills acquired during the Training of Trainers in Nicosia in 2019, Anna Lindh Foundation encouraged the forming of a consortium of certified educators, in order to exchange knowhow and organize pilot intercultural educational programs and workshops in the EuroMed region. The Consortium which

“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 cultural diversity within our societies to ensure inclusive

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