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Hand in Hand: Social and Emotional Skills for Tolerant and Non-discriminative Societies (A Whole School Approach)

About project

Project basics

  • Project coordinator: Educational Research Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Partners: Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia, TUM School of Education (Germany), VIA University College (Denmark), MID Sweden University, Institute for Social Research in Zagreb, Network of Education Policy Centers, Deutsches Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung.
  • Financed by: EU programme Erasmus + (KA 3)
  • Duration: February 28, 2017 – February 27, 2020
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Project description

The aim of this international three-year project is to design and implement an innovative program for the development of socio-emotional and intercultural competencies of primary school students as well as their teachers, professional associates and principals. The program will be based on an approach involving the entire school, and it will be implemented simultaneously in twelve schools in the four participating countries. The external evaluation of the project will also be carried out. The project partners from Croatia are the Institute for Social Research in Zagreb and the Network of Education Policy Centers.