Actual Projects & Referencies
CULPEER for integration
Institut equalita started in December 2016 a new project in the EU program Erasmus+ under the title “CULPEER for integration - Cultural and peer-learning approaches for successful integration of disadvantaged youth and refugees at school level”
Culture and peer learning approaches become more important as pedagogical methods. The project aims to implement and transfer cultural and peer-learning approaches for successful integration of disadvantaged youth and refugees at school level.
Since the year 2000 the ChildrenCultureCaravan visits Germany. Every year seven cultural youth groups from Africa, Asia and Latin America perform in numerous schools, youth centres and public meetings in North-Rhine/Westphalia and whole Germany and show the cultural variety and the creativity of their countries. With music, theatre, dance and circus they tell about their life in poverty, as refugees, child prostitutes, street children, child soldiers, AIDS and war orphans.
In the last five years Institute equalita has developed together with Büro für Kultur- und Medien-Projekte Hamburg and VIDC/moving cultures, Austria, a programme for kids and young people with the aim to give creative access to developmental and global issues and
Culture and peer-learning for integration
Cultural approaches and peer-learning are more and more accepted pedagogical methods especially in informal education. An excellent and successful example is the project KinderKulturKarawane - Children's Culture Caravan. Socio-economically disadvantaged young people at of the age 16-25 from Africa, Asia and Latin America present cultural performances - music, dance, theatre, and circus - for European youth, young adults and other audience to deliver insight into their everyday life and their visions for a better future, but also to show chances for social integration by these activities.
Young adults in Europe discover by these presentations, workshops and direct meetings with the young artists - peer-learning - parallels to their own