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Fighting ageism through art and literacy

Two initiatives from the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council combine intergenerational meetings, between the elderly and young people, with artistic creation; and between the elderly and boys and girls, with literacy. [...]

Creating More Natural, People-Friendly Outdoor Spaces at Schools

The City Hall of Cascais understands the need to adapt the municipal primary school playgrounds and transform them into more natural, people-friendly spaces in order to make the most of their potential as an educational space. [...]

Inclusive Playgrounds: Co-Ed Playgrounds

The project sets out to create school spaces for harmonious living, which do not exclude students based on age, sex or gender expression. [...]

Generation S: Food Sustainability Programme

The project, implemented in all schools of Esposende, is based on a food sustainability plan that seeks to promote a change in attitudes and behaviors among the new generations in the face of global environmental problems. [...]

Life Paths in the School Environment: children and their families at the heart of municipal education policies

A project to understand and improve the sequence of stages and milestones related to the schooling and education of boys and girls, taking into account the visions of families and children [...]

The Children Have Their Say. The Well-Being of Children in Barcelona

A programme with a threefold objective: to obtain a deep understanding of the well-being of children; to put children at the centre through participatory methodologies; and to contribute to the improvement of local public policies aimed at children and adolescents. [...]

School Street

It consists of temporarily closing the street (or part of it) that leads to a school while the pupils are arriving or heading home (approximately thirty minutes), in order to improve road safety and air quality. [...]

Child Ambassador for Prevention

The initiative was created with a view to encouraging student participation in fostering positive coexistence at schools, and also helping to prevent violence and improve the quality of life, through a contest to appoint the child ambassadors. [...]