Network description

 

Polo Europeo della Conoscenza – European Pole Of Knwledge ” Europole” pic number: 903673632 is a public body, no profit – network of educational Institutions (about 4000 Organizations) among them researchers, Universities, adult education organizations, Regional Administrations, VET schools, NGOs, cooperatives, and schools of every order and Degree at national level working for the European social and educational integration; Its main fields of activities are to promote the European dimension and integration through European and extra – European workshops, seminars, conferences, partnerships and projects. The Europole network is coordinating “umbrella activities” involving everytime the greatest possible number of institutions of the consortium.The Europole network works in every field of education, from ITC to in-service training courses for teachers, from Kindergartens sectors to adult education in prison and in rural areas. It works also against social exclusion, xenophobia and racism, helping to break stereotypes around gender among different cultures and religions, training students and for a second chance for drop outs, in interultural learning and youth workers’, vocational training field. The 4000 instutions members of the network are working with learners at risk of social and cultural exclusion: immigrants, refugees, drop-out and learners with separated parents, social psychological borderline situations, bullish, learners with disabilities and other special needs. Another field of activities is the job strategies and economical researches.  One of the main field of activity of the network in the last years has been the educational robotics focused on the prosocial values and human rights. The network include and collaborate with  3 more National Networks of Educational Institutions: The School of Robotics of Genoa, the CNIS for Teachers specialized for the disabled and the network of Schools without Packbag. It also coordinates 2 European networks (funded by the European Commission) TTTNET for the innovative techniques of teaching mathematics, science and IT, Prosocial Value psv.europole.org a network of European partners that use games and educational robotics to promote the values prosocial such as: empathy, solidarity, sharing, respect for the environment, etc., and It is a partner in two other European networks funded by the European Commission: Primedia – for the promotion and development of the use of prison media – www.pri-media.org – Netq6 for computer education for disadvantaged children aged 0 to 6 – www.netq6.eu – It is a partner of 2 Horizon 2020 projects: ProSocialLearn www.prosociallearn.eu and Mathisis www.mathisis-project.eu. The Europole network is organized in 3 areas: Europole – University, Europole – Adult Education and Europole – School, Youth and Sport. To his credit, since his birth in 1998, he has more than 200 approved European projects that avilable under the link of the “EU Projects Summary Sheet” menu. The network coordinates a creative team of Robotics against Bullying www.roboticavsbullismo.net with hundreds of teachers throughout Italy for the prevention of the phenomenon in schools. It has protocols for collaboration with various institutions in the world from Russia to India.  Stefano Cobello – Coordinator

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