Learning active participatory citizenship in Thessaloniki – a keynote presentation by George K. Zarifis

Learning active participatory citizenship in Thessaloniki: implications and impact of mainstream and support educational activities for socially vulnerable young adults, Dr. George K. Zarifis’ keynote presentation from the Learning Cities Conference, Pécs 20 September 2018.

The presentation, “Learning active participatory citizenship in Thessaloniki: implications and impact of mainstream and support educational activities for socially vulnerable young adults”, is based on the research results of the EduMAP project (Horizon2020 Nr 693388) and discusses the widely recognized yet weakened position of active participatory citizenship in the current debate on the responsibility of adult education at local and community level, and the impact of learning initiatives for socially vulnerable young adults (16-30 y.o long-term unemployed, NEETs, Roma, homeless) in the Greek city of Thessaloniki. Some preliminary results from primary analysis in AE structures that provide APC programmes to VYAs are presented below.

More information about the conference: http://ptf18.ckh.hu/conference-call