Author: Natasa Timologou

Otherness: new tools to teach tolerance, active citizenship and respect for human rights

How can we foster tolerance in the school environment, teaching students to express and to understand different points of view, evaluating the “different” as an added value, essential for the life of every society? An important result towards achieving this goal has been obtained thanks to the Otherness project. A project developed thanks to the collaboration of four international associations such… Read more →

The final meeting of Otherness’ Partners in Palermo

OTHERNESS: Promoting responsible citizenship through education Could teachers sensitize students to overcome prejudices and promote cultural differences, intercultural dialogue and active citizenship? On the 4th June, the partners from Italy, Greece, Bulgaria and Portugal have met in Palermo (Italy) for their 4th transnational and final meeting. The meeting has been hosted by the Centro per lo Sviluppo Creativo “Danilo Dolci”. In this special occasion, partners have been engaged… Read more →

Diversity, human rights and multiculturalism: what do students think about these topics in Italy, Portugal, Greece and Bulgaria

Nowadays society is characterized by the coexistence of people with different ethnical backgrounds, religions and traditions. A mixture that is lived everyday also in the school environment and which the project Otherness has deepened through a questionnaire given to the students of the schools which have taken part to this important project. In the Italian case, the schools participating in… Read more →

Erasmus+ project “Strate.Gees” Food Festival

Α multinational food festival took place in Thessaloniki in June  at the beautiful Nea Krini organized by the Greek NGO AENAO under the Erasmus+ project STRATE.GEES.   The food festival was organized next to a big event (organized by the Municipality of Thessaloniki) where we invited migrants and refugees to participate. We contacted the Center of Migrant and refugee’s office… Read more →

Ημερίδες Διάχυσης προγράμματος Erasmus+ “Otherness”

Ένα ακόμη πρόγραμμα Erasmus+ ολοκληρώνεται και φτάνει προς τη λήξη του. Το ταξίδι ξεκίνησε πριν από 3 χρόνια όταν 4 χώρες – εταίροι (Prosveta Sofia Foundation – Βουλγαρία, ΜΚΟ ΑΕΝΑΟ – Ελλάδα, Centro Sviluppo Creativo DANILO DOLCI – Ιταλία, Instituto Politechnico De Santarem – Πορτογαλία) δημιούργησαν τη Σύμπραξη για τη Σχολική Εκπαίδευση με τίτλο “Otherness” – Διαφορετικότητα (κωδ. Έγκρισης 2015-1-BG01-KA201-014300).… Read more →

Erasmus+ KA2 Project “Strate.Gees” C1 JSTE Thessaloniki, Greece 18-22 April 2018

During the C1 JSTE the Participating organizations were: Center of non formal Education AENAO (Greece), KBM Consultants Ltd (UK), EURO-NET (Italy), SPOLECZNA AKADEMIA NAUK (Poland), Postal 3 (Spain), KIRSEHIR VALILIGI (Turkey), MV INTERNATIONAL (Italy) and ASOCIATIA MILLENIUM CENTER ARAD (Romania). 17 beneficiaries were informed regarding the function and services provided in the following organizations/structures: Caritas Refugee Centre (, This… Read more →

Meeting “Otherness” in Kerkini

A meeting of 9 schools which participate in the project Erasmus+ “Otherness”, 2015-1-BG01-KA201-014300 took place in Kerkini lake, Serres at 9th March 2017. The project is implemented through the collaboration of 4 organisations; Prosveta Sofia Foundation (applicant organisation – Bulgaria), AENAO – Center of Non Formal Education (partner organisation – Greece), CSC Danilo Dolci (Partner organisation – Italy) and IPS Santarem… Read more →

Project Me & You – North & South Follow up in Thessaloniki, Greece!

NGO AENAO – Center of Non Formal Education is one of the European partners  (along with Aland Islands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Estonia and Norway)  of the project Me & You – North & South (, coordinated by the Latvian NGO IDEA. The project promotes the discovery of personal values, attitudes and self-reflections on gender roles both in local and global perspective, through… Read more →