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SIGNS participation at European Conference: Cities and Urban Spaces: Chances for Cultural and Citizenship Education

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29 September - 1 October 2010, Trieste, Italy
NECE - Networking European Citizenship Education

Beyond Signs in the City project was one of the project honoured to be presented as creative practices during the conference, which was held as a laboratory, think tank and project market for different disciplines, methodologies (“expert cultures”) and practitioners, bringing together the variety of 'urban' discourses and practices in the cities of Europe.

A stand of the project was organized at the “Market of Ideas and Projects”. 10 different projects found place and this market, SIGNS was the only project developed under Lifelong Learning Programme.

The coordinator Reneta Palova presented the project during the World café as well as in the Workshop session as innovative initiative concerned with city life, culture and creativity through language learning. Mrs. Palova exchanged experiences and knowledge concerning the chances of cultural and citizenship education within the development of cities and urban spaces.

All the films created under the project have been presented during the Consultation & Networking Panels.

The participation at the NECE conference placed SIGNS project in a new environment and marked for new approaches to cooperation and sustainability of the project.

This European conference brought together more than 200 experts, architects, sociologists, urban planners, artists and multipliers and practitioners in cultural and citizenship education together to exchange experiences from different perspectives besides initiating a dialogue on current challenges for the urban space as well as searching for creative impulses for an urban cultural and citizenship education.