SPAR, 2016 - 2018
A two year Erasmus+ strategic partnerships, entitled “Develop curricula and training programmes for culture volunteers”(SPAR) supported by the Erasmus+ programme.
During the last years, we have seen more political and public interest for reviving the rural and sparsely populated areas and to counter the current migration from rural to urban areas.
One of more ways to counter this trend is to provide more available and involving arts and culture activities with added community values. To secure cultural sustainability in these areas, we need to strengthen the “citizen help citizen" or "peer to peer approach", where civil society associations from the cross-cultural sector of amateur arts, voluntary culture, and heritage are engaged.
AIM AND OBJECTIVES
The overall aim is to improve the competences of the voluntary associations and their volunteers to provide enlivening arts and culture opportunities in the sparsely populated communities with an added value for civic and democratic participation, community bonding and local identity.
OUTLINE OF ACTIVITIES
The innovative dimension of this project is its integrated adult education approach, where we will:
THE PARNERSHIP CIRCLE
For more infomration - see the website of the SPAR project here: www.sparproject.eu