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Radošās iniciatīvas centrs participates in Erasmus+ Strategic partnership project in the field of adult education.

Learning for Living Together Project implemented by United Kingdom, Latvia, Italy, Sweden and Ireland.

The project is based on the objective of ERASMUS + Adult Education "to develop innovative outputs and undertake intensive dissemination and exploitation of results in supporting, extending and developing educators' competencies".

The project also seeks to address the Erasmus+ horizontal principle "Inclusive education, training and youth" this project by seeking to provide a critical insight into promoting equality and inclusion developing tutors to address diversity and integration in (formal and non-formal) delivery to learners who are local, migrant, refugee and asylum seekers. This also underpins the priority of the Paris Declaration.

The specific objectives of the project are:

  • To work collaboratively with 5 transnational partner organizations based in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Latvia & Sweden who have particular expertise in delivery to adult education migrant/refugee/asylum seeker/ communities by developing, testing, adapting and supporting the embedding of innovative materials and practices;
  • Develop an online blended 16 hour social inclusion and diversity course which includes a pedagogical handbook, associated materials including film documentaries, podcasts and real life case studies (with refugees, economic migrants, asylum seekers) for adult learners and their tutors.
  • To develop innovative materials for adult tutors/practitioners which will be delivered to 25 adult tutors through a transnational train the trainer programme based on Social Inclusion and Diversity.
  • Following this, the 25 tutors will pilot the materials with 100 adult learners during the life of the project, giving on-going feedback on the benefits of the materials and any changes necessary.
  • To build new networks of support for each partner organisation and their tutors developing their outreach, capacity and skills base for future joint collaboration as well as internationalisation.
  • To share results with wider networks within each partner country growing their capacity to tackle racism within their own country.

Educational programme (20 hours) addressing issues of social inclusion and diversity has been developed in the project. All the materials, including

are available online at

learningforlivingtogether.conform.it

Advantages of the developed materials:

The materials will be useful for:

The materials help to improve one’s understanding of challenges that groups at risk (asylum seekers, refugees, economic migrants) and the welcoming communities face.

Better knowledge of each other is a path to a better mutual understanding and happier communities!


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Center for Creative Initiative participates in the Nordplus Adult project "Creativity development in adult education" (NPAD-2017/10066).

Creativity is among the most desirable skills of future employers

Creativity is increasingly considered as a main reason for success for whole organisation. Successful creative organisations cannot function without creative workers. Such organisations adapt to changes more quickly and successfully deal with competitors. Creativity is the ability to raise new ideas, think outside the box, find unusual solutions, and deal with problems quickly. It’s very important in adult training, especially unemployed adult. Adult trainers promoting creativity enable adult students to explore and find their hidden talents.

"Creativity development in adult education", No. NPAD-2017/10066 is 24 months Nordplus project with an aim to develop training tool for adult trainers. The main project approach is targeted through non-formal learning activities, which aim at enhancing the creativity skills and competences of adult education trainers and learners. The project will promote innovation, exchange of experience and know-how between different types of organisations in Nordic countries. Project partners: Creative Future Ideas (Lithuania), Radosas Iniciativas Centrs (Latvia), SYKLI Environmental School of Finland (Finland), Pirkanmaa design, arts and crafts association Modus (Finland), Turku University of Applied Sciences (Finland).

The main tangible result of the project will be "Methodology for Trainers in Creativity Training" - collection of materials and best practices from the project partners and other organisations and also materials and activities created during the project. This methodology will be used as a practical instrument in the work of adult educators and disseminated to wider audience.

The project is supported and financed by the Nordplus Adult programme.

On June 7th, 2019, the final conference of the project will take place in Riga, "ES māja", Aspazijas bulvaris 28, starting at 11:00

Everyone will be able to explore the Creative methodology developed within the project, and get advices how it can be applied in every individual daily work.

The creative workshop will take place sarting at 11:00 till 13:00, showing how to apply developed methodology practically . The workshop is open and everyone interested is welcome to attend.


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Center for Creative Initiative participates in the Nordplus Adult project (NPAD-2016/10186).

"Sustainable Tools 4 Trainers" is Nordplus Adult 16 months project for six organisations from Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland who made consortium with the aim to collaborate and develop "Tools for Trainers in Sustainable Training material for Tourism" as adult education in tourism field is one of their main interest and work during the few last years.

The project endeavors to promote innovation, exchange of experience and know-how between different types of organizations in Nordic and Baltic countries involved in adult education. It ventures to support the creation and dissemination of outstanding practices in tourism field and enhance the development of those working in adult education. The main project approach is targeted through non-formal learning activities, which aim at enhancing the skills and competences of adult education workers and learners who are the main target groups in this project.

The main tangible result of the project will be "Tools for Trainers in Sustainable Training material for Tourism" - collection of materials and best practices from the project partners and other organizations and also materials and activities created during the project. These Tools will be used as a practical instrument in the work of adult educators in project partners' and other stakeholders' organizations and also disseminated to wider audience. Results achieved during this project may be highly relevant and applicable also in fields not covered by the project.

Intangible results of this project will be the competences and experiences gained by participants - adult educators and learners, partners' organizations and other stakeholders involved in the project. These results will be visible on increased skills of participants in touristic field, on the improvement of the quality of work in the partners organizations and countries.

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Coordinator - STEP BY STEP COUNCULTING (IS - Sfs radgjof)
Type of Organization: Center For Adult Learning

Project partner organizations:
1) Eesti People to People (EE)
Type of Organization: NGO
2) Radošās Iniciatīvas Centrs (Center for Creative Initiative) (LV)
Type of Organization: NGO
3) Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences (LT)
Type of Organization: University
4) Anmiro Oy (FI)
Type of Organization: Private Enterprise
5) Estonian Folklore Institute (EE)
Type of Organization: NGO


Anna Lindh Foundation

Center for Creative Initiative participates in Anna Lindh Foundation project.

EUROMED: Education without Borders" between Estonia, Latvia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy and Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan.

Project called “EUROMED Education Without Borders" will be conducted in cooperation between Sillamäe Society for Child Welfare (leader Estonia) and partners from Sweden (Munkebäcksgymnasiet in Göteborg) , Latvia (Radošas iniciativas centrs), UK (Madina Leadership Programme), Italy (Fondazione Mondinsieme del Comune di Reggio Emilia), Morocco (Le Forum Mediterraneen de la Jeunesse " FOMEJE"), Algeria (Association Club Scientifique de Setif), Tunisia (Zayrah Tunisia), Egypt (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) and Jordan (Jubilee School / King Hussein Foundation).  Objective: Encourage creative solutions and advance intercultural education among young people of the Euro Mediterranean region to increase communication and build trust to motivate young people cross borders to take charge of the development of the Euro Mediterranean region and recognize the benefits of working together across cultural boundaries as we share common goals and a common future.

Target group: Young people (17-35) from Estonia, UK, Latvia, Italy, Sweden, Egypt, Morocco and Jordan, Algeria, and Tunisia who are active and interested in the Euro Mediterranean issues and have experience in education and creativity.

Products of the project will be: