The beginning of the new school year at Tartu Art School, Estonia

Credits: CODE

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After returning from the summer break, Tartu Art School will be back on full tour to get the CODE project running in Estonia. Preparations are underway, aiming to start a new curriculum in January and targeting NEET youth. According to Statistics for 2015 in Estonia, approximately 29,200 young people aged 15–29 were away from the labor market, studying or training, or 12.5% ​​of the respective age group. Almost one third of them were unemployed and two thirds were inactive (unwilling or unable to work).

Brief summary of activities for the 2018/2019 academic year:

Attending the Public launch event and a press conference in Italy; assembling a project team for preparation activities (curriculum development, classroom techniques and set-up), Partner study and collaboration workshop with project lead partner Human Resources Development Agency in Ruse, Bulgaria, spring-summer- prepared a training curriculum and shared with partners according to their target groups.

During the autumn of this academic year/ October 22– 23/, a curriculum meeting with the partners selected teachers will be held in Tartu. The1st pilot target group will be created, the setting up of the study rooms is ongoing. In the spring the will start first pilot course  (May-June 6 months), a Teachers training will take place in Tartu (teachers from all project partners involved).

Vladimir Brovin, a teacher at Tartu last school year, developed a website, which gives an overview of stencils (how they have been used over time) and a tutorial on how to do it yourself. You could read more here:


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