General information for the WHO WANTS TO BE A REFUGEE? Erasmus Project

July 7, 2020 12:00 am

Project Title


Project Key Action

This project related with these key action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

Project Action Type

This project related with this action type : Strategic Partnerships for Schools Only

Project Call Year

This project’s Call Year is 2017

Project Topics

This project is related with these Project Topics: EU Citizenship, EU awareness and Democracy; Integration of refugees; Inclusion – equity

Project Summary

Our project ‘ who wants to be a refugee’, with the five project partners officially started on the 21st of November, 2017 in Denmark, after months of preparation, partner searches and promotion. The innovative methods and techniques of teaching and learning in this field yielded strong results. By using innovative, strategic approach in the following system: from modern tools to assess the skills and professional qualifications, by creating on the basis of innovative methods of teaching and learning techniques using multimedia technology and ICT learning materials developed subjects, including foreign language training, the creation of innovative learning programs and subject competency (refugees, politics, geography etc.) .

The idea of the project was based on observation and studies of the refugee situation by partners. The project manifested itself in the way of the introduction and development results. It is a specific strategy which consists of a number of smaller elements in the form of development tools to investigate the qualifications, then on its basis of modern methods that had not been necessarily adapted by the partners, we created a program for the project.

In fact , it is worth mentioning that, the whole project took place in the international area, though travel, using modern methods of communication (video chat, whatsApp etc), student exchange and community action. All four areas generated each other and are mutually complementary, which further demonstrates the synergies in the design and perfectly fits the idea of international strategic partnership.

Objectives inside the project are as follows:
– Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, increasing social inclusion
– Causes and effects of forced immigrants
– Destroying stereotypes
– Focus on immigrants
– Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Our international partnership consisted of the five upper primary schools mentioned above. The profile of participants varied from country to country, but in general were of similar socio-economic background attending/working at public/semi private schools. There was a very limited number of participants with special needs or limitations.

The activities as prescribed took place over two transnational meeting, four students exchanges and the on going work of the project during project period. These activities included but were not limited to:

M1 Denmark
Introduction of partners to each other
Understanding the institution involved
Learning and sharing common knowledge about the topic of “refugee”
Identifying Erasmus Mundus project regulations
Develop a plan and schedules and deadlines
Project ideas and planning students exchanges
Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, increasing social inclusion
Causes and effects of forced immigrants
Students and Teachers mobility
Host Families and social inclusion

C1 Italy “Recognise Immigrants”
We studied the European law and the procedures of Dublin, the Italian
government attitude towards refugees and asylum seekers.
Our students have been involved in the following activities:
Meeting with local institutions
Exchange of good practices with the use of website and social such as FB
Visiting centers for refugee and asylum seekers
refugees: how they spend their time, the daily activities, their stories, the reasons
Disseminate to teachers and student families, contact the local press

C2 Poland “Introducing Immigrants”
Shared their experiences
creating friendships and destroying stereotypes
workshop with and parents and teachers
Search students inside the school who had stories of immigration
Dissemination activities:
Doing some activities with music with refugees
Articles in local newspapers

C3 Bulgaria “Organising social volunteering activities for forced
Dissemination activities:
Visiting the SPRAR center
Doing some activities with art and music with refugees
Articles in local newspapers

C4 Denmark “Disseminating project activities”’
Meeting with local institutions
Writing poems and songs with refugees
visiting language for refugees
seeing refugee situation in Copenhagen
cultural exchange night
Disseminate to teachers and student families, contact the local press

M2 Final Project Meeting: Turkey
summary of project activities,
final report
The impact and ways to further disseminate information
The goals achieved

The main aim of the project is to improve the quality and understanding of the refugee situation, this we achieved . Naturally, the dissemination of the project results will play a vital role in achieving this goal in a European dimension. Partners carefully prepared strategy for dissemination to adequately match the intended actions and provide for adequate reach the target groups. Dissemination of the project will be a dynamic process, continuous, continued even after the completion of the project.

EU Grant (Eur)

Funding of the project from EU: 122840 Eur

Project Coordinator

Flakkebjerg Efterskole (boarding school) & Country: DK

Project Partners

  • Gimnazjum w Blizanowie
  • Liceo Artistico Musicale Coreutico “Misticoni Bellisario”
  • Sredno obshtoobrazovatelno uchilishte Hristo Botev Kozloduy