EDUCATION – TRAINING

Since 2016 Fotoessa has been active in non-formal education. The training seminars and workshops organized by Fotoessa’s certified trainers and instructors are theoretical, practical, experiential and interactive, as well as seminars that provide certifications. The training seminars mainly concern the promotion of intercultural dialogue and the development of intercultural skills (Certification by the Anna Lindh Foundation in Intercultural Citizenship Education), social and creative entrepreneurship (Certification by the University of Manchester in CSEP), the strengthening of civil society, the empowerment of young people’s participation in social and public life, the consolidation of human rights and the promotion of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (2030 Agenda).

Fotoessa is an authorized trainer of trainers for the Creative & Social Entrepreneurship Program (CSEP) of the In Place of War (IPOW) awarded organization of the University of Manchester.

Permaculture seminar in Fotoessa’s garden

On June 2nd, Fotoessa, with a consistent focus on promoting SDGs, hosted sensitized fellow citizens who came to get to ...

“Media Literacy for Women Empowerment” paper – A focus on Greece and Tunisia

ALF in Motion – Mobility for Knowledge Media Literacy for Women Empowerment “You are only free when you comprehend, otherwise ...

“The AGORA toolkit for creative entrepreneurship” workshop in the frame of the EESD Forum 2024 in Rhodes

26 March ’24 - The House of Europe in Rhodes in collaboration with the Chamber of Dodecanese and Europe Direct ...

“Visual Bridges” transnational workshop on Ethical Photography, Intercultural Dialogue and Artivism

Intercultural dialogue is all about building “bridges”. Ethical photography and artivism are excellent tools to make those bridges visible. Following ...

Presentation of ALF Intercultural Citizenship Education tools to the students of the School of Humanities, University of the Aegean

The House of Europe in Rhodes and Fotoessa PC, in collaboration with the Linguistics Laboratory of the Department of Primary ...

“Out of the Box”: all day Intercultural Workshop for Spanish students from Fundació Llor hosted by SCI Hellas’

Is there any greater happy feeling for an Intercultural Trainer and youth worker than to witness her young participants’ ranking ...

Intercultural Dialogue workshop for NGO “People of Love” volunteers

On October 6, Fotoessa organized an intercultural workshop for the volunteers of the non-profit organization "People of Love" (https://www.lovepeople.gr). In ...

“Frame the Change”: Ethical Storytelling & Photography Training by femLENS

More than ever, the power of image, as a means of influencing either positive or negative, is evident. Visual communication ...

“Bridging Boundaries”: Media Literacy training to empower Civil Society orgs

The Portuguese organization Aequalitas, and fellow ALF member, led an innovative 12hrs training course aiming to empower civil society organisations by ...

“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, ...

Intercultural Workshop for SCI Hellas’ Young Volunteers

On 15 June 2023, Aspasia Protogerou, certified Intercultural Citizenship Education trainer and John (Yannis) Sourelis, Fotoessa’s cofounder and training facilitator, ...

“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 ...

“Change is a Journey” – Irish Youth Workers in Greece with Erasmus+ Youth Worker Mobility program

Fotoessa had the great privilege to participate in the Erasmus+ Youth Worker Mobility program: “Change is a Journey” - Irish ...

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 ...

“From gender stereotypes to gender-based violence”: Interactive discussion

YMCA Athens and the Gender Alliance Initiative co-organized an interactive discussion on February 22, proposing alternative and educational tools on ...

INTERCULTURAL WORKSHOP on SOCIAL RESILIENCE for Young Volunteers in the Municipality of Saronikos: “Exploring PERCEPTION”

Members of small, regional communities - and especially young people - face significant and accumulated challenges due to problematic education, ...

Fotoessa participating in Greek Antipoverty Network’s Erasmus+ program: “NGO Competence – Improving the competences of NGO educators for social inclusion”

We had the privilege to share our experience from the successful transnational program BeMyVoice ("Be my Voice") for the support ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Intercultural Workshop in Rhodes, in the framework of the meeting of the National ALF Network, Sep 2021

On September 12, 2021, in the framework of the National Meeting of the members of the Anna Lindh Foundation’s network ...

Intercultural Workshop within “BeMyVoice” Τransnational Μeeting in Luxemburg

On 27 July ’21, during the transnational meeting in the frame of Anna Lindh Foundation’s “Be My Voice” programme in ...

Intercultural Citizenship Education in Paros within the “Women on islands, Motors of Sustainable Tourism” Program

What could be in common among Paros' Civil Society members, a women's entrepreneurship enhancement program in Sustainable Tourism and the ...

“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 ...

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 ...

Intercultural Citizenship Education: “Identity & Multiculturality” community activity

After the Training of Trainers in Intercultural Citizenship Education (Cyprus, 2019) and following the Anna Lindh Foundation’s dissemination goal, Fotoessa ...

“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 ...

First Intercultural Citizenship Education Virtual Exchange – 15 April 2020

At times characterised by social distancing, the Anna Lindh Foundation organised the first Intercultural Citizenship Education Virtual Exchange, on the ...

ALF Training for Trainers on Intercultural Citizenship Education (25/11 to 1/12/19)

In the framework of the Anna Lindh Foundation Intercultural Learning and Cities Programme, aiming at preparing people of the region ...

Holistic Life Coaching Seminar: 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 ...

Youth Seminar from “Sociality” Cooperative: 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 ...

Seminar on Funding for Young Entrepreneurs

Funding was considered to be the most difficult step in the project development by the majority of Agora Erasmus+ Program ...

Orange Grove Seminar: Support for Startups

Within the scope of educational and practical activities of the Agora Erasmus+ Program (2019) in Athens, Fotoessa arranged a visit ...

Dr Zoe Cournia: Seminar on Opportunities in European Funding for Young People

In cooperation with the awarded scientist Dr. Zoe Cournia, Fotoessa organized an educational session for the participants of the Agora ...

March 2019: The AGORA program, Erasmus +, in Cluj, Romania

The AGORA program, Erasmus +, in Cluj, Romania The third part of the AGORA program, Erasmus +, took place in Cluj, ...

November-December 2018: The AGORA program, Erasmus +, in Manchester, England

The AGORA program, Erasmus +, in Manchester, England Young people working in the arts and culture field from Greece, Sweden, ...

June 2018: Τhe first part of the AGORA program, Erasmus +, Sweden

The first part of the AGORA program, Erasmus +, was successfully completed. The Erasmus + program is based on Collaborative ...

WELCOME TO AGORA Erasmus+ Program!

Agora is a 18 month program for young people who have a good idea with a focus the cultural and ...

September 2017: Fotoessa was certified in The Training of Trainers in Creative and Social Entrepreneurship Program (CSEP Training)

Fotoessa coordinated, trained and certified as a trainer (ToT) along with other non-governmental bodies, in the Social and Creative Entrepreneurship ...

Lazord Foundation: Training on Leadership & Fellowship

The Lazord Foundation carried out the final phase of training on Leadership and Fellowship for its program members (http://lazordfoundation.org/) and ...