From the very beginning the “Voices in Pictures” project was designed to include a strong multicultural dimension that would be seen in pictures taken by partner organisations and used in language and cross-cultural tasks/ activities. One of our aims was to raise learners´ awareness of their European common identity and at the same time show them the advantages of having specific identities and traits. We believe that by doing so we have laid the foundation for an improved intercultural tolerance and a more effective understanding of stereotypes.
The above mentioned approach required bringing together people from different nations to maximize the diversity of perspectives, methods and ideas within the group. It remains clear that the project could not be implemented within one country.
The European dimension was crucial for fulfilling the aims set in the application in general and, in particular:
Throughout the project, we tried to reinforce the European dimension in adult education both, by encouraging communication and cooperation between learners, teachers and institutions and enriching teaching and learning strategies. We believe we have done it successfully.
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