cisotra

Project Activities

WP 1: Management

Lead Partner: ISSBS, Celje, Slovenia

The main objective of WP 1 is to set up the Management structure and to establish adequate mechanisms to coordinate the project from a technical, pedagogical and administrative-financial point of view. In the framework of WP 1, six F2F project meetings will be organised:

1st meeting: 15 – 16 May 2018 in Naples, Italy (synergy with RoMigSc project)

2nd meeting: 8 – 10 October 2018 in Taranto, Italy  

3rd meeting: 22 – 24 May 2019 in Regensburg, Germany (synergy with RoMigSc project)

4th meeting: 8 – 10 October 2019 in Celje, Slovenia (international conference RoMigSc)

5th meeting: 18 – 19 May 2020 in Athens, Greece

6th meeting: 15 – 17 October 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey (international conference CiSoTRA)

WP 2: Initial study

Lead Partner: ISOB, Regensburg, Germany

Collection of relevant insights from international and national literatures and good practices. Reviews of the current states of the art in partner countries and validations of good practices are needed to successfully perform all the other steps of the project. Data collection methodologies will include document analysis, interviews and focus groups.

WP3: National seminars for different stakeholders

Lead Partner: CSIG, Taranto, Italy

It is expected that 50 stakeholders will attend a single seminar, to discuss the most difficult issues on social inclusion of unaccompanied minors & young adults. The topics of the seminar will we adopted according to the current needs of each country.

One national seminar will be organised each year in all project countries:

  • June to September 2018: Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey
  • June to September 2019: Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey
  • June to September 2020: Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey.

WP4: General trainings (basic and advanced level)

Lead partner: POU, Naples, Italy

We aim to train (general knowledge and skills) key professionals working with unaccompanied minors and/or young adults. Trainings will consist of two courses (basic, advanced), each equivalent to 6 ECTS, which will be implemented in a combination of face-to-face tuition (3 days per class) and on-line activities. Topics:

  • non-discrimination and intercultural dialogue; multicultural society; ethics of key professionals;
  • human rights; international & national legislation and protocols around the care and support of migrant children and young migrants; national migration procedures; harmonising the protection of unaccompanied minors in Europe;
  • migrants and the right for education; young migrants on the labour market;
  • the vulnerability of young migrants: socio-psychological aspects; friendly techniques for interviewing migrant children and young migrants.

General trainings will be organised in 2018, as piloting version (international participants, F2F in Naples, Italy) in 2019 the general trainings will be delivered in each of the project country with national participants:

  • November 2018 to January 2019 in Italy (piloting training); 15 participants – 3 from each partner country, 3 month on-line and 2 x 3 days of face-to-face tuition in Naples, language: EN;
  • April to June 2019 in Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey; 15 participants per country, 3 month on-line and 2 x 3 days of face-to-face tuition in each project country; languages: SI, IT, DE, GR, TR.

WP5: Specialised trainings

Lead partner: POU, Naples, Italy

We want to equip key professionals with specialised knowledge and skills. Four courses will be developed within specialised trainings, each equivalent to 6 ECTS :

  • Reception, service standards and health standards for unaccompanied minors
  • Harmonising the protection of unaccompanied minors in Europe
  • Migrants right for education and work
  • Social inclusion as a dynamic two-way process

Specialised trainings will be organised in 2019 as four on-line courses.

  • October to December 2019 on-line: 15 participants per course/training from partner countries – presumably 3 from each partner country in each course; 3 months of on-line activities; language: EN.

WP 6: Workshops for unaccompanied minor migrants (up to 18 years)

Lead partner: AS, Athens, Greece

These workshops will also be attended by guardians to minors and professionals who work with minors. Their main purposes are:

  • getting the feedback on the needs of minors and their guardians (satisfaction with services offered, and possible gaps detected);
  • capacity building activities for minors to inspire them to ‘follow’ their life projects.

Deliveries of the workshop for migrants – minors; 15 participants in each workshop:

  • September 2018 in Greece (piloting workshop)
  • March 2019 in Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey
  • March 2020 in Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey

WP 7: Workshops for young adult migrants (in transition from minors; 18 – 25 years)

Lead partner: IBU, Istanbul, Turkey

These workshops will also be attended by professionals who work with young adults. Their main purposes are:

  • getting feedback on the needs of young adults (satisfaction with services offered, and possible gaps detected);
  • capacity building activities for young adults, to empower/inspire them to ‘follow’ their life projects.

Deliveries of the workshop for migrants – young adults; 15 participants in each workshop:

  • September 2018 in Turkey (piloting workshop)
  • March 2019 in Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey
  • March 2020 in Slovenia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey

WP 8: The “model CiSoTRA.”

Lead Partner: ISSBS, Celje, Slovenia

It is a model of cooperation and co-dependency between organisations that deal with unaccompanied migrants minors and young adults, and their interrelations regarding supporting minors in the system. The model will explain what organisations can expect from each other, what each organisation should change in its functioning, in order to improve its work. The model will be a scheme of connectivity. The model will be prepared from August 2019 to October 2020. The model will be evaluated by all partners, by the project Advisory Board, and presented at the International conference (October 2020).

WP 9: Quality assurance

Lead Partner: ISOB, Regensburg, Germany

A complete data collection will be developed about the value of the project developments, its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and risks to be revealed through the implementation and the achievements of the project vs. indicators, which will contribute to the evaluability of the project by third parties. This will enable support for further dissemination and exploitation.

WP 10: Dissemination of the project

Lead partner: ISSBS, Celje, Slovenia

The results of the project will be disseminated in the project lifetime and beyond. The primary dissemination activities are:

  • Dissemination via the CiSoTRA website, social media, leaflet, newsletters, and other dissemination channels.
  • Members of the consortium will present the results and activities at conferences in countries outside the consortium.
  • An international conference will be organized in October 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey.