The Union of Associations MULTIKULTURA
The Union of Associations MULTIKULTURA, Poland (leader of WP3: On-line Platform Implementation)
The Union of Associations Multikultura has good experience as a project coordinator and as a project partner in the field of working with children, youth and their parents. In addition, they are a local coordinator for of a large number of schools. Since 1999, Multikultura has been working as an educational provider on different projects of Cooperative Learning in classes as well as in the international contexts, where partners explore the methods that stimulate the co-operation between the participants through open, challenging and complex tasks. They mainly explore the method derived from cooperative learning, developed by Elizabeth Cohen (Stanford University) and the DALTON PLAN.
In 2004, Multikultura was nominated for the Evens Price award for Intercultural Education for coordinating the COMENIUS Multilateral project, titled: “Others are also us”. With the objective: the education for children of the minority groups and their parents (Roma, Jewish, Ukrainian, German). After that, the Multikultura participated as a project partner in two multilateral projects «CLIM» Cooperative Education Project, coordinated by Gent University, and «DIMPLE» project: European Help-desk for Intercultural Education, coordinated by the University of Utrecht. Last year, Multikultura coordinated a multilateral project for collective poetry writing and translating. The internet portal www.eMultipoetry.eu is designed to offer the opportunity to explore the art of collective poetry writing simultaneously on the internet chat. For the last five years, Multicultura has been conducting weekly on-line classes for collective poetry writing and translating.
Multicultura is working in collaboration with many educational institutions such as schools, universities, the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Multikultura is also a member of the Polish National Digital Library.
It is cooperating with the following institutions: Central Council of the Roma, Association of Roma in Poland, President Roman Kwiatkowski, Cultural Centre of the Roma in Poland.
Checking the observance of the reccomendations from the national research at the platform.
The Union of Associations MULTIKULTURA,
UL. SEBASTIANA 22/14, 31-049 KRAKOW POLAND
Phone number: 00 48 124 295 228