projectslogo.FriendeskName: Foster Reception for Inclusive Educational Needs: Development of Educational Support for Kids

F.R.I.E.N.D.E.S.K. is a aimed at reducing social exclusion of 0-6 years old children coming from marginalised contexts through the implementation of an innovative ECEC (Early Childhood Education and Care) model. The objectives are:

  • To intervene on the cultural and social deprivation of children and families;
  • To increase the professional skills of teachers, educators, experts and school staff;
  • To create an educating community made up of people dealing with the rights of children, education and social inclusion;

Project phases:

  • Analysis on the reasons of social exclusion of households with children aged 0-6 years;
  • A transnational activity for teachers and experts who work within the ECEC systems;
  • Experimentation of the Friendesk Model aimed at providing parents with information, contact, treatment or other services;
Launching of an Integrated Training Web Platform for ECEC experts;
  • Comparative Studies on ECEC systems and Hub&Spoke Model Guidelines
  • Training package for ECEC professionals
  • Friendesk Hub & Spoke Model Experimentation
  • Integrated Interactive Platform with MOOC training courses
  • Hub&Spoke Model Governance


№: 2019-1-IT02-KA201-062355

Programme: Erasmus+, Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices,

KA201 - Strategic Partnerships for school education

Duration: 01.09.2019 - 28.02.2022

Partners: FISM – Federazione Italiana Scuole Materne della Regione Toscana – Italy, Università degli Studi di Firenze – Italy, World University Services of the Mediterranean-WUSMED – Spain, Blue Room Innovation SL – Spain, Kentro Merimnas Oikogeneias Kai Paidiou – Greece, Regional Directorate for Primary & Secondary Education of Thessaly – Greece, Asociatia Europanet – Romania, Know and Can Association – Bulgaria;

Website: https://www.friendesk.eu/


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