HP- MOS European Project Partnerships

Our Organisation is involved in many European partnership projects with components of research and program evaluation on pertinent issues and programs that relates to impact and outcome Services. Many components of the European partnership projects which relate to research and program evaluation are as follows:
-comparative analysis of judicial system for minor offenders with a strong focus on alternative to imprisonment and rehabilitation both in the UK and Europe
-the application of quantitative and qualitative research methods in relation to the use of Participatory Video methodology in supporting Asylum seekers and refugees both in the UK and Europe
-assessing and validating the link between psychodrama, art therapy and social reinstatement of people with mental health conditions and others from disadvantaged and marginalised  backgrounds  to analyse the best practices both in the UK and Europe.
Other related research and evaluation project services both in the UK and Europe include how “Adults Learn in Families”; Involving Adult Learners in Natural Sciences; Developing Effective Learner Training Across Europe and Advisory Bureau of Social and Community Mediation”

European Project Partnerships

Project Title: PhD² _Personal and human Development_ Psychodrama to help the disadvantaged_ HP-MOS European Partnership Project (2008-2010)

HP – MOS and its 8 European partners engages in a European partnership project-” PhD²: Personal and human Development: Psychodrama to help the disadvantaged”. The purpose of this European partnership project is to study in depth the link between psychodrama, art therapy and social reinstatement of people who are disadvantaged and to analyse the best practices in the field. Psychodrama, in particular, is a method that, according to the different techniques adopted, becomes a very effective tool for research, social reinstatement, therapeutic and educational paths etc. Psychodrama is a method that strengthens social lives and offers new strategies of living in terms of emotional awareness and knowledge achievement. The participating countries are UK, Greece,  Italy (three partners) ,  Lithuania, Slovak  Republic and two partners from Spain. The project partnership consists of institutions, NGOs, training organisations and many more from multidisciplinary teams such as researchers, educators, trainers, psychologists, project managers, and many more.  The project is coordinated by the Italian partner.

Project Title:_The use of Participatory Video (PV) as a Methodology for Training Disadvantaged Adults’ Social Skills _HP-MOS European Partnership Project (2008-2010)

HP-MOS and its 6 European partners engages in a project – “The use of Participatory Video (PV) as a Methodology for Training Disadvantaged Adults’ Social Skills (VISTA)”. Participatory Video (PV) method is a set of technique that involves a group or community in shaping and creating their own stories in the form of a film for social and policy changes. The idea behind the use of this method is that making a video is easy and accessible and is a way of bringing people together to explore issues, empower and enable them to take their own actions and to communicate effectively to policy makers and local communities about issues affecting their lives. As such, Participatory Video (PV)  method can be a highly effective tool to engage and mobilise people  and communities to help them implement their own forms of sustainable development. The participating countries are: UK, Germany, Greece, Spain (two Organisations), Lithuania, and Italy. The project partnership consists of institutions, NGOs, training organisations and many more from multidisciplinary teams such as researchers, educators, trainers, psychologists, project managers, and many more.  The Italian partner coordinates the project.

Project Title: Adults Learn in Families (ALFA)_HP-MOS European Partnership Project (2009-2011)

HP-MOS and its 6 European partners engages in a project – “Adults Learn in Families (ALFA)” to  look at the family environment in each context of the partnership, how it is changing, what form it is taking and the main roles played by each family member. The experimentation of the project allows the partnership to acquire more in-depth view of the family learning environment with special regard to the use of ICT technologies as instruments to bridge the generational gap and to create a neutral ground on which patent’s and children can use the same language and communication tools. The participating countries are: UK, Germany (two partners), Poland, The Netherlands , Romania  and  Finland.  The project partnership consists of institutions, NGOs, training organisations, Adult education Organisations and many more from multidisciplinary teams such as researchers, educators, trainers, psychologists, project managers, and many more.  The German partner coordinates the project.

Project Title:  Involving Adult Learners in Natural Sciences to explore everyday world around us – HP-MOS European Partnership Project (2010-2012)

HP-MOS and its 7 European partners engages in a project-  “Natural Sciences that explores the world around us”. The main objective of the project is to involve different institutions and organisations from different European countries to explore and share their expertise in Natural Sciences in an informal way. The target groups of the project are adult learners from different European countries to engage in innovative ways of exploring Natural Sciences as a means of exploring the world. The outcome of the project will contribute to an orientation of thinking with transfer of knowledge, creativity, innovation, development and awareness of Natural Sciences. The participating countries are:  UK, Finland, Italy, (two partners), Portugal, Spain and Turkey. The project partnership consists of institutions, NGOs, training organisations, Adult education Organisations and many more from multidisciplinary teams such as researchers, educators, trainers, psychologists, project managers, and many more.  The Portuguese  partner coordinates the project.

Project Title: _ Developing Effective Learner Training Across Europe (D.E.L.T.A.-Europe) _HP-MOS European Partnership Project (2011-2013)

HP-MOS and its 4 European partners from five participating countries are engaged in a partnership project – “Developing Effective Learner Training Across Europe (D.E.L.T.A.). The purpose of this European partnership project is to build mutually beneficial relationships and exchange of good practices of different ways of training and development across Europe. The strategy of the project is to develop quality in effective learner training through learning about different teaching/learning methods used by all partners, best practices and innovation through workshops and conferences. The participating countries are: UK, Poland, Germany, Turkey and Spain. The project partnership consists of institutions, NGOs, training organisations and many more from multidisciplinary teams such as researchers, educators, trainers, psychologists, project managers, and many more.  Health Psychology Management Organisation Services (UK) coordinates the project.

Project Title :  ADVISORY BUREAU OF SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY MEDIATION (ABSCM)_ HP-MOS European Partnership Project (2012-2014)

HP – MOS and its 7 European partners  engages in a partnership project – “Advisory Bureau for Social and Community Mediation (ABSCM)” to consolidate knowledge and problem solving techniques in both theoretical and operative in the field of social and community mediation with different participating  countries namely: UK, Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Portugal. The project partnership institutions/Universities/NGOs consisted of multidisciplinary teams such as teachers, researchers, social workers, social educators, sociologists, psychologists, lawyers, and expertise in new technologies with the general public in  each of the respective country being the key stakeholders . The partnership project was coordinated by University of Coimbra – Portugal.

Project Title: _ Montessori Method for Orienting and Motivating Adults (MOMA) HP-MOS European _Partnership Project (2012-2014)

HP-MOS and its 6 European partners from: UK, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania and Spain engages in a project -” Montessori Method for Orienting and Motivating Adults (MOMA)” that utilises the ideas of the Montessori method, such as: use of conversation; use of creativity and art; problem solving and critical and analytical thinking to involve adults in the creation of social and personal competences. The approach of the project’s experimentation is based on the relationship between personal and social background of adults and their educative environment, to address and to re-elaborate the setting of their educative space. The partnership approach intends to provide points of reference to teachers and educators in order to give an overview of how to adapt the Montessori educative method to the adults with special social needs from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The project is corrdinated by the Italian partners.

Project Title: _ WELLNESS -Skills for True Wellbeing_ HP-MOS European Partnership Project (2012-2014)

 HP-MOS and its 7 European partners from six participating countries are engaged in a partnership project – “Wellness: Skills for True Wellbeing”. The project  is based on developing sets of easily applicable skills that help individuals and organisations to increase their levels of wellbeing and manage stress more efficiently. The participating countries are: UK, Poland, Slovenia, Cyprus, Italy (two partners) and Romania. The project partnership consists of institutions/Universities/NGOs and training organisations from multidisciplinary teams such as researchers, educators, trainers, psychologists, project managers and many more. West University of Timisoara (Romania) coordinates the project.

Project Title: _ ALTERNATIVE TRACKS – integrated approach to minor offenders and their families _ HP-MOS European Partnership Project (2014-2016)

HP-MOS and its  6 European partners from six participating countries  engages in a partnership  project-“ALTERNATIVE TRACKS – integrated approach to minor offenders and their families”. The project is to answer two tangible and emerging needs in EU: a) the specific needs of  minor offenders in the juvenile justice system, focused on the protection in relation to its capacity and future potential and b) at the overall level, to create a positive impact of alternatives to imprisonment for minor offenders, their victims and  parents, considering the environmental, personal and social perspectives. The overall objective of the project is to map and scope  good practices of alternatives to  minor detention. The participating countries are: UK, Greece, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria and Portugal. The project partnership consists of institutions, NGOs,  training organisations and many more from multidisciplinary teams such as researchers, educators, trainers, psychologists, project managers, lawyers and many more.  The project is  coordinated by  the Italian organisation.