NECE Festival, an opportunity for Civic Education

Tomillo Foundation has been part of the NECE Festival(Networking European Civic Education), held in Madrid last week with the aim of connecting professionals and organizations around Civic Education. The Festival, held annually in several European cities, was held this year under the theme FUTURES! and explored the future challenges facing civic education in Europe.

Within the area of Democratic Participation of the Festival, Tomillo participated with an information stand about (OAT) Opportunity for Talent where educators and former participants shared with the visiting public the objectives and activities developed in the program with a double objective: to create synergies with other professionals and/or national and international entities and to increase the number of students in the next edition of the program that will start very soon.

In addition, within the area Discoveries! A group of Festival participants had the opportunity to visit the Tomillo Foundation, learn about the training, support and guidance work we provide to young people and participate in several activities with students of Basic Vocational Training to learn about the projects they are developing on the subject of “Youth and Youth”. climate change and internationalization (Erasmus+).

“Events of this type allow us to connect experiences and from the Tomillo Foundation we are grateful for the opportunity to come into contact with different realities and to be able to move forward as an educational community. We feel inspired and we only hope we can repeat the experience next year”, noted Tomas Borgogna, Pedagogy and Methodological Development Unit Coordinator of Fundación Tomillo.

NECE(Networking European Civic Education) is a platform to connect professionals and organizations around Civic Education. Thus, the Festival stands as a European meeting point for civil society, politics, academia, media and culture to exchange ideas, actions and experiences.

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