Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering (VALLEY) Project http://valley-eu.org/ Background BEMIS in partnership with our European partners is developing the VALLEY project (Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering). The theme of recognition and validation of learning outcomes from informal or non-formal settings is commonly understood as one of the […]
Since 2014 BEMIS is a part of the NECE initiative (Networking European Citizenship Education) as a member of the “Hard-to-reach learners and youth” focus group. Within the group, we work with European learners, practitioners, researchers and policy makers from formal, non-formal and informal education. Defining ‘Hard to Reach Groups’ ‘Hard to Reach’ (HTR) is a […]
Scotland in 2015 has never been more diverse. The percentage of the population who now identify as coming from Ethnic and Cultural minority communities, i.e. all of those who identified as something other than ‘White Scottish’ in the Scottish Census of 2011 is a significant 16% of the national population (source). The intervening period between […]
Multicultural Homecoming funded Events Multicultural Homecoming 2014 Documentary What is “Homecoming”? “Homecoming Scotland 2014” is a Scottish Government initiative run by Visit Scotland to promote Scotland internationally, and to celebrate both the country’s heritage and the diverse communities that live here. “Homecoming” includes a wide range of events and activities in each of the following […]
The project’s consortium is composed of educational experts and practitioners from seven different institutions from Cyprus, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Slovenia and Sweden and Scotland. This project is funded from support from the European Commission. The Step In project consists of partners from universities, research institutes, NGOs and adult education providers. The seven partner countries […]
The Inserom project is a Grundtvig Lifelong funded programme. The organizations involved in the project (LDH, AEDH, BEMIS, CHC and APDHA) work closely in the field of Human Rights and Roma communities. In our work as organizations for the defence of Human Rights we have experienced first-hand many cases where Roma communities suffer various forms […]
Sharing Knowledge and Improving Strategies for Qualified Medical Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Citizens About the Project The GRUNDTVIG Learning Partnership “Queer Health Care” brings together 5 European equality organisations working in adult education with the goal of exchanging knowledge and developing strategies to improve care support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans […]
How do practitioners, interpreters and service users work through the challenges of intercultural communication in health care settings? What can we learn from their experiences? Where do they need support? Towards a Training Model for Effective Ethical Translation in Health Care Settings in Scotland: Drama based training tool across a range of health and social […]
The Scottish Football Association is committed to ensuring that football in Scotland is open to all and that barriers, real and perceived, are removed, particularly in relation to under-represented groups.
Although it is integrated into everything we do as an association, thanks to the Scottish Governments Cashback for Communities fund we have been able to develop a bespoke project with dedicated professionals employed by ourselves whose aim is to work within diverse communities and achieve the aims set out in our strategic plan.