Projects

Educative workshops whose content is based on the expert education of children and youth regarding the dangers of experimenting with drugs. The workshops have the preserving of health through prevention as their primary goal, while at the same time warning about the traps and dangers of unethical and often unintelligible media messages. The project motivates the accepting of knowledge about early prevention using clear lessons about the many consequences of taking drugs, and which the media often presents with too little...
During the 2005/6 school year, the Civitas project “Education for Media” especially promoted the learning of media culture which is linked interdisciplinarily to literacy, art, ethics, human rights and obligations, information and communication technology. Great attention was given to the analysis of the state of media in the Republic of Croatia and the world. The workshops provide an education about the right and responsibility of media consumers, and the beneficiaries attain a basic understanding about professional writing and its...

Educative workshops form the framework for this project with the purpose of helping youth from families of refugees, displaced persons and returnees, and for helping them find a way out from identity crises, spiritual apathy, social exclusion, loneliness. The insufficient feeling for personal dignity, as the premise for human existence, represents but one of the complicated links with regards to accepting mechanisms for promoting equality in society, peaceful resolutions of problems, and nurturing skills with the goal of drawing closer to the...

Creative activities for children and youth from areas under special state care as well as students with auditory and speech difficulties with the aim of providing a meaningful use of one’s leisure time. The project is based on scientific indicators which classify leisure time as being an important factor for the integration of individuals into society, along with a strong component of spiritual and cultural development. The workshops strive in helping overcome traumatic experiences, the strengthening of one’s individuality, communication, and...

An educational rehabilitative program for pre-school children with greater learning difficulties. The content of this program contributes to the overall development of a child’s personality in children with learning difficulties. It is suitable for all children and is carried out as an integrative model through play which enables the fulfilling of a child’s needs for variety, security and self-actualization.

Objectives: work on development of positive emotions – trust, tranquillity and self-confidence, stimulation of delight, development of...

Educational and rehabilitative workshops with the goal of rousing interest for new knowledge and activities. Persons with difficulties often enter into “standardized patterns” where they, in pursuing the same and already long ago recognized activities, quickly lose the will and motivation to continue. “Stand up for me” represents an additional education and rehabilitation which is aimed at improving overall social communicativeness, rousing new interests, developing inner confidence, strengthening one’s ego, empowering verbal expressions,...

“When I grow up – I’ll know” represents a part of the complex Civitas media program which presents and brings closer the theme of media to children in children’s day nurseries, to parents and educators as the world of media is not only “reserved” for older ages. Relevant research studies speak of different results. They point to the fact that children become acquainted with and associate with media at a very early age, with television by the age of three, while a not insignificant number of children of the age group have experience with...

Stimulates the skills of communication, learning, establishing relations with others, and accepting the importance of building a quality mutual life atmosphere which was disrupted during the war years. The project advances the understanding of the quality of the lives of people residing in areas under special state care, those identified especially for resolving complex situations and the uncertainties of returnees and displaced persons.

Objectives: building up of quality relations by establishing peace as a premise for the life and...

 





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