The days 13th and 14th of November coordinators of the project from Italy, Portugal and Spain met at the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto for the first coordination meeting of our project. The main objectives of the Meeting were: Planning the phases of local activities, its objectives, contents, methodology and creation of the tools; Developing the list of topics, methodology and activities for the Training; Specify dissemination and visibility activities including logo, webpage, social networks, etc. of the project; Discussing about the tools to measure the impact and to evaluate different phases of the project; Making appropriate internal arrangements.Read More →

Università degli Studi di Palermo (UNIPA) is a consolidated cultural, scientific and educational presence in the center-west of the island of Sicily. The University title was granted by King Ferdinand II of Bourbon in 1806. Its 5 schools (Medicine and Surgery, which works in synergy with the General University Hospital, Polytechnic, Law, Social and Economic Sciences, Applied Sciences, Humanities and Cultural Heritage) and its 20 Departments cover the most important areas of contemporary scientific and technological knowledge. About 122 courses are offered annually (first and second cycle), 44 masters and specializations and 23 doctoral courses, aimed at the formation of specific professional figures. For severalRead More →

“MetaIntelligenze: Centro Studi Internazionale ONLUS” is a non-profit organization situated in the island of Sicily (Italy). Its purpose is to promote all kinds of intelligences by improving cognitive and emotional processes that allow people to achieve a harmonious development in their life. The entity emphasizes the resources, rather than the limits, of each person in order to raise awareness about their potential and the ability to manage cognition and emotions. The activities of MetaIntelligenze ONLUS are especially aimed at people with fewer opportunities and at risk of exclusion due to their physical, mental, economic, social and family conditions. The priority target groups are children, asRead More →

Founded in 1911, the University of Porto is one of the largest institutions of higher education and research in Portugal. It has about 31,820 students (14% international), 2,300 academics (87% with a PhD) and researchers and 1,500 non-teaching employees. It has 14 Faculties, 1 Business School and 35 Research Units located on 3 campuses within the city of Porto. The University of Porto is responsible for 23% of the scientific articles produced throughout the country and is one of the institutions of higher education with better positioning in the national and international rankings. The Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of PortoRead More →

The University of Malaga (UMA) is a higher education institution founded in 1972. Currently, it has two campuses, more than 35,000 students, more than 2,400 professors, 23 faculties and institutes, 82 departments, 200 educational programmes (including 68 studies degree, 75 postgraduate and 34 PhD), 200 PhD thesis per year and 278 research groups. The Emotions Lab® of the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Malaga has been working on Emotional Intelligence (EI) and its relation with other relevant variables of people’s well-being for more than ten years. Since 1996, the following activities have been carried out: Development of R&D projects on the benefits ofRead More →

Last week we went to Almería for participating in the Initial Support Day for Erasmus+ 2018 Strategic Partnership projects. This two-days activities have been organized by SEPIE (Servicio Español Para la Internacionalización de la Educación) and hosted by Universidad de Almería. They explained to project coordinators useful information for managing our project on a proper way to achieve high quality results. It was also an interesting meeting for networking and exchanging ideas and good practices.Read More →

Iniciativa Internacional Joven was created in 2003 from a group of young people who, after participating in international programmes and activities, concluded that these experiences had been very important, contributing to their growth and generating positive changes in their lives. The headquarter is located in Málaga (Spain). The mission of the organization is to contribute to the integral development and improvement of the quality of life of citizens, mainly of youth. The main areas of activity of the entity are: Participation and Volunteering; Culture of Peace and Interculturality; Gender equality; Healthy life and sport; Art and Creativity; Personal development and entrepreneurship. The methodology used byRead More →

Today the project “Emotional Intelligence, educational tool for developing key competences” has officially started. The main aim is to promote the creation of programs and modules where Emotional Intelligence is a cross-curricular educational tool for the acquisition of basic key competences. It is a 12 months Strategic Partnership in the field of Adult Education, co-founded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. The project has been granted by SEPIE (Servicio Español Para la Internacionalización de la Educación), which is the Spanish Nacional Agency managing this action of the Programme. For more information about the project you can visit the menu section “ABOUT” or sendRead More →