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On this page you can find press releases and announcements published by ELIX.
Additionally, you can have access to ELIX Channel on YouTube were you can find several videos and reports speaking about ELIX activities, as well as printed articles on our work.
A school visit to ELIX and the Educational Center in Patission Street took place on Tuesday, October 9, by a group of Finnish students from the Gymnasiet Grankulla samskola as part of their educational school trip to Greece.
“YOUth Exchanges for Diversity - #YEs4Diversity” is the title of the new project proposed by ELIX that will be implemented over 2018-2019 and will include two Youth Exchanges, and preparatory meetings (APVs).
Focusing on the children who attend the "Learning for Integration: Qualitative Learning and Non-Formal Education for Refugee and Migrant Children in Greece" project, ELIX created a video for the educational program it runs since October 2017.
ELIX, supported by UNICEF and funded by the European Commission (DG ECHO), began in October 2017 the implementation of an educational program for refugee and immigrant children, aged 3-17, and their parents in Attica.
The aim of this project is to provide non-formal education and homework support to refugees and migrants children, as well as their parents, in order to contribute to their smooth integration into the formal education system through innovative educational methods.
ELIX, in partnership with Finn Church Aid (FCA), has successfully concluded the second part of the “Project Yoga” offering a certified training course to become Yoga instructor to 14 young people with 9 different nationalities (Albanian, Afghan, Bangladeshi, Greek, Iraqi, Irish, Kurdish, Spanish and Syrian).
After three months and more than 200 hours spent together in ELIX yoga studio, the future Yoga instructors have concluded the professional training that will improve their employability and offer them new professional opportunities in the future.
ELIX organized a two-day yoga seminar on 25 and 26 April, dedicated to children and with the contribution of internationally renowned Spanish teacher Cayetna Rodenas, as part of the Project Yoga, which is being implemented in collaboration with Finn Church Aid.
A total of 43 people benefited by this specific action, including 21 children, refugees and immigrants, who attend ELIX's non-formal education project that is supported by UNICEF and funded by DG ECHO.
ELIX, supported by UNICEF and funded by the European Commission (DG ECHO), began in October 2017 the implementation of an educational program for refugee and immigrant children and their parents in Attica.
The aim of the program is to provide non-formal education and homework support to underage refugees and migrants as well as their families in order to contribute to their smooth integration into the education system through innovative educational methods.
ELIX, within the frame of its educational projects for refugees, organized a parent's educational visit to the exhibition Face Forward ... into my home at the National Museum of Contemporary Art on January 19, 2018.
This initiative was implemented as part of the project “The Learning for Integration Project: Quality Learning and Non-Formal Education for Refugees and Migrant Children in Greece” supported by UNICEF and DG ECHO.