1. Erasmus+ Innovative Quality Mentoring for Social Inclusion

EU-flag-Erasmus-_vect_POSNew EU Project: Innovative Quality Mentoring for Social Inclusion

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We are closed recruiting applicants 

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Erasmus + Learner Mobility #4 _ Hatfield, UK, Feb17!

Day2 Visiting local Onslow St.Audrey’s School, Hatfield Photo: Onslow St.Audrey’s School

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Erasmus + Learner Mobility #3 _ Bangor, Northern Ireland, January 17!

ICE BREAKER SESSION: Introduction Moreen (Project Manager), Roberta (Kilcooley Womens Centre) and Mieko Kaleidoscope participant)

OZ Zips (Slovakia Group) at NI Learners Mobility

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Erasmus + Learner Mobility #2 _ Alexandria, Romania December 16!

Moreen (Project Manager), Jelani, Sekani and Mieko at The Second Learners’ Transnational Meeting at Alexandria, Romania!

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Erasmus + Learner Mobility #1 _ Spisska Nova Ves , Slovakia November 16!

Moreen (Project Manager), Jenny, Bob and David are at The first Learners’ Transnational Meeting at Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia on 12th-17th November!

NEXT TRANSNATIONAL MEETING IS ALEXANDRIA, ROMANIA in 10th -14th DECEMBER!

 

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Jenny Rand, Kaleidoscope Hatfield Delegate (Centre) and Tomas’ Dad and Tomas himself (OZ Zips, IQM4 Inclusion Partner)

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Mobility Training Day 2_ At break _ Learner Blended Mobility Training Bob, Kaleidoscope Delegate (on the Right) with other learners

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Information for Volunteer Trainee Applicants is now available!!

Kaleidoscope Erasmus+ Information for Volunteer Trainee Applicants

KEL ERASMUS+ Information BOOKLET 17Feb16

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Click to see Erasmus + Promotion leaflet

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Moreen and Kumiko attended the 2nd Staff Transnational Meeting, Alexandria, Romania 5th – 8th April 16.
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A local TV crew filmed us/IQM for Social Inclusion Project, Alexandria, Romania

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Local college students from Teleorman performing the gypsy dance

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Welcome by local college students wearing traditional Romanian local costume

More photos are available on:

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Hatfield Family Music Workshops on                    12th, 19th March and 2nd April 2016                        at Hatfield Fire Station

Promoted Erasmus+ IQM 4 Inclusion Project at the Free Family Music Workshops for families from local community including those who are socially excluded

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More photos are available from :

KEL FB Albums

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1st Kick Off Staff Meeting 26th – 29th January 2016 in Bangor, Northern Ireland

Link to the Northern Ireland Government Flickr featuring our Erasmus meeting in Bangor

Link to the Northern Ireland Government Flickr featuring our Erasmus meeting in Bangor

Clike here https://www.flickr.com/…/niexec…/24660200166/in/photostream/

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Moreen and Kumiko have come back from the 1st Staff Transnational Meeting, Bangor Northern Ireland                               26th – 29th Jan16.12496185_1554489434843033_4877203576138569354_o

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At certificate presentation: Moreen with Cllr McClean, Deputy Mayor of Bangor

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At certificate presentation: Kumiko with Cllr McClean, Deputy Mayor of Bangor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next few staff transnational meetings dates are confirmed!                                    Bucharest, Romania will be taking place on 6th&7th April and Sivas, Turkey meeting will be taken place on 27th&28th July 16!

Training for Trainers (TOT) meeting will be held on 12th-16th September 16 in Northern Ireland!

We are currently recruiting potential learners who would like to participate in this project which will result in a learner Europass qualification and certificate of attendance.

For more information and to apply for this position, please contact us on email : Volunteers@kaleidoscopeenterprise.org.uk

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The proposed project partnership intends to offer Lifelong Learning benefits to less educated and low skills categories of people by using innovative and quality mentoring techniques to improve their level of social inclusion and employability.

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Kaleidoscope staff and volunteers with Richard Howitt, MEP (centre) and European third sector colleagues – Hatfield 2013


The projects will focus on developing, sharing and transferring innovative mentoring practices between participating countries, enabling organisations to work together in order to developing adult educators’ competences to deal with diversified groups of learners, making use of new technologies and teaching outcomes. Also the project will contribute to improving and extending the offer of high quality learning opportunities tailored to individual adult learners including through innovative ways of outreach and delivery. The project proposed intervention is following a previous collaboration between current partners during 2012-2014 within Community Mentoring for Social Inclusion  The previous partnership project aimed to compare and contrast the experiences, methodologies, definitions and assumptions of the different approaches used by the organizations involved in providing learning opportunities to socially disadvantaged members of communities and involve representatives from these groups in these processes. As a result of these exchanges the project collectively designed and integrated approaches based on attracting, training and empowering successful individuals from similar backgrounds to socially disadvantaged adults, to become community mentors.


The project aims at increasing institutional capacity of the project partners, empowering them to provide new and innovative services for social inclusion in Europe. The training of trainers will generate a legacy to the project, and will ensure the cascading of learning continues after completion. The pool of trainers in each member country will be an asset to the organization and their local community. In this context the objectives proposed for developing a new partnership program are:


1. Development of a common professional profile of Community Mentors for Social Inclusion at European level, based on the initial assessment and lessons learned and best practices applied in partners countries.
2. Develop training curricula adapted to the common professional profile of Community Mentor for Social Inclusion (based on the initial assessment).
3. Increased institutional capacity of 6 organizations in 4 countries by providing modern and innovative training to their key staff involved in community mentoring for social inclusion.
4. Develop competences and skills of 132 professional in adult education to become community mentors for social inclusion using short-term staff training and learners blending mobilities.
5. Develop innovative tools to transfer information and knowledge, promote and support community mentoring activities.
The intellectual outputs created during the project, generate training tools and materials, transferable in any European country and will continue to be used by the project partners and also other organizations.


* The Community Mentor Profile developed during the partnership is an important reference for future interventions and it will sustain itself based on the quality of the content.
*The curricula and training modules that will be developed will constitute transferable knowledge ready to be used by any interested organization. This training is an important asset for any organization involved in community mentoring building its capacity to deliver training services to the community.

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In Celebration of International Migrants Day 2015

Event was held at Campus West on Friday, 18th December, between 3.30pm – 5pm.

This event was aimed to get together which would be an opportunity to highlight and celebrate contribution of migrants to the county in relation to e.g. culture, economy, cohesion and how the skills migrants possess can support the future economic development and prosperity of Hertfordshire.

            “In Celebration of International Migrants Day 2015                 –  The story of recent Polish migration to Welwyn Hatfield”

Welwyn Hatfield CVS AGM 2015 Presentation by Michal Siewniak 25thNov

Click to see the presentation of  “In Celebration of International Migrants Day 2015 –  The story of recent Polish migration to Welwyn Hatfield”_Michal Siewniak – WH CVS AGM 2015

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Click to see more information about this project 🙂
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