General Assembly 2016
The SERN General Assembly 2016 in Trollhättan. Learn more about it here.
The SERN General Assembly 2017 will take place in the Municipality of Forlì form the18th to the 20th of May.
Seminar 1 - Project Cycle Management (9.00 - 10.30)
The seminar aimed at providing an overview of the methodology used within the network to develop projects according to a step-by-step approach based on project cycle management. Issues addressed included how to develop a project idea in the project cycle phases of indicative programming and identification.
Nicola Catellani - SERN
Seminar 2 - Project presentations, Open Space Session (10.30-12.30)
An opportunity to make short presentations of ongoing EU projects, local projects, current challenges or innovative experiences in one of the five priority areas of the SERN strategy. Possibility of discussion/questions after the presentation in small groups.
Seminar 3 - Multilingualism in education (14.00-15.15)
As a result of recent migration waves pre-schools and schools have been experiencing the emergence an increasingly multicultural setting. This has posed a number of challenges in terms of organization and learning context. Examples and practice connected to multilingualism as a possible resource to meet the challenges of integration and, more in general, to success in education will be at the center of the seminar.
Seminar 4 - Enhancing Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care through Participation (15.30-17.30)
Quality in ECEC is the result a variety of elements. International research shows that the parents’ participation is an essential element as it involves elements pertaining communication, mutual learning (for staff and parents), involvement and partnership with the community. Starting off from the results of the EQUAP project the seminar will bring together experiences of participation of families in ECEC from different members of the network
Study visit to "Ferretti Group"(luxury yacht building)
Seminar 5 - Territorial Marketing and place branding (10.00-12.30) Giacomo Pini – A case history of place branding in Italy Monica Fantini (Forlì Municipality) – Territorial marketing strategy in the Romagna, the area of wellbeing Seminar 6 - Migrants and local communities (16.00-17.30) SERN General Assembly (9.30-12.00) I. Call to order
Friday 19th May
The seminar will present the best practices in relation to effective ways through which promoting and branding a specific territory starting off from the valorization of the different assets.
The presence of a wide variety of communities from different non-EU countries in our cities and municipalities has been raising needs of new and, more articulated and effective ways of bringing about a successful integration. Which strategies and tools should be developed to increase knowledge about these groups in the local community. The seminar will be an opportunity to share experiences, practices and policies around this theme.
Saturday 20th May
Order of Business of the SERN GeneralAssembly
II. Opening of the Session and approval of the order of business
III. Approval of the minutes of the 2016 session
IV. SERN Annual Report 2016
V. Financial Report 2016
VI. Report of the Board of Auditors
VII. Budget Proposal 2017
VIII. Communication Strategy 2017-2019
IX. Election of the members of the SERN Executive Board 2017-2019
X. Election of the members of the Board of Auditors 2017-2019
IX. Venue of the 2018 Session
X. Adjournment and Closing of the Session
Study visit to "Ferretti Group"(luxury yacht building) (15.00-16.30)
Seminar 5 - Territorial Marketing and place branding (10.00-12.30)
Giacomo Pini – A case history of place branding in Italy
Monica Fantini (Forlì Municipality) – Territorial marketing strategy in the Romagna, the area of wellbeing
Seminar 6 - Migrants and local communities (16.00-17.30)
SERN General Assembly (9.30-12.00)
I. Call to order