International projects


BICBIC – Bringing Intercultural Competence in Building Communities

BICBIC – Bringing Intercultural Competence in Building Communities

BICBIC – Bringing Intercultural Competence in Building Communities From 13th to 21st November 2018, we, the three members of a Czech group, went on a long journey to Yerevan in Armenia to participate in an international training course called „BICBIC – Bringing Intercultural Competence in Building Communities“. The topic of this training course, as its name suggests, was the… Read more >>

‘Olympics Spirit for Peacebuilding’

‘Olympics Spirit for Peacebuilding’

Olympic Spirit for Peace building– OLYMPISM, International Youth Exchange Athens/Greece Celebrating our shared heritage: Olympic Spirit for Peacebuilding («OLYMPISM») The project «Olympic Spirit for Peacebuilding-O Ολυμπιςμόσ για την Eδραίωςη τησ Eιρήνησ (OLYMPISM)» was a transnational initiative organized and coordinated by ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SOCIAL ECONOMY GROUP(E.K.O.) in the… Read more >>

“EVS-Planning is Crucial for Quality”

“EVS-Planning is Crucial for Quality” EPIC (EVS Planning Is Crucial For Quality) training course has been organized in Prague, Czech Republic from 16–24 February 2018, by International Educational Center GEMS (Czech Republic) in cooperation with Youth Cooperation Centre of Dilijan (Armenia) in the frames of Erasmus Plus Programme . The main goal of the project was to improve knowledge and exchange the skills in running long-term volunteer… Read more >>

Portugal is not just Port wine - Youth for Inclusion

Portugal is not just Port wine - Youth for Inclusion

Packed quite light, were surprised by cold weather. But we had great and warm welcoming from our host organizators. We had the feeling that this project will be different, full of outside activities. And we were right. Just the first day – the day of getting know each other was indooc activity. We were accomodated in two different places. The forst half of project-in biological park, and second one nearby to centre of Porto. Due that we had… Read more >>

Xpression and participatory photography with smartphone

Xpression and participatory photography with smartphone

We participated in a training course Expressions from May 3rd to May 7th in Muenster, Germany. The aim of the project was to give us skills to use smartphones in our work with youngsters –mostly take photos, edit them and use them in practise. In the first two days we worked on learning the skills needed to take good pictures with smartphones, the rules of photography and thought about the theme for our project. Our assignmet was to… Read more >>

Let´s go for Developing of PR Strategy for NGO

Let´s go for Developing of PR Strategy for NGO

Project focused on Developing PR strategy for NGO was organized in beautiful and partly sunny Çeşme. It was first time get in touch with PR for most of us so we were qite excited. The accomodation was in pinky cosy hotel, even the rooms. For some of us it was too much but afer we realized that the beach is really close to hotel nobody complained. The particpants were from Czech Republic, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Portugal, Cyprus and UK. The… Read more >>

International Seminar in Turkey "I Love Project"

International Seminar in Turkey "I Love Project"

International Educational Center GEMS participated in I Love Project Contact making seminar that was held in Istanbul between 16–22 November. Participants coming from 25 countries represented their sending organizations, presented their NGOs‘ youth work and primer focus and set up new transnational cooperation creating interesting projects full of innovative ideas. At least 5 different projects will be submitted under the Erasmus+ framework as… Read more >>

SEE - Sample EU Entrepreneurs

SEE - Sample EU Entrepreneurs

Representatives of International Organizations Visited Glass Companies in Pojizeri Thirty representatives of organizations from nine countries came together for a week 25–29 October 2016 to participate in an international project in Malá Skála SEE–Sample EU Entrepreneurship hosted and organized by the International Educational Center GEMS with the support of… Read more >>

Youth village in Turkey

Youth village in Turkey

Let’s Build a Youth Village, Şavşat, Artvin, June 2016 5 participants took part in ERASMUS + international Youth exchange in Turkey. Together with 42 young people from 8 countries started to build an youth village in rural area in the mountains as a model of ecological and sustainable way of living. Read more >>

Voluntary service in Georgia

Voluntary service in Georgia

Projekt FEEDING FUTURE 11 volunteers from the Czech republic took in voluntary service in Georgia for one month in cooperation with association Georgian youth for Europe. Volunteers acted in yout community centre in Rustavi and helped with eco village development. Experience and reflections from all volunteers will be published soon on IEC GEMS web page and facebook. Read more >>

ECO FRIENDLY SOLUTIONS Armenia

ECO FRIENDLY SOLUTIONS Armenia

project ECO SOLUTIONS in cooperation with “Federation of Youth Clubs Armenia“** 3. – 14.7. 2016 The project took place in Armenia, having visits to various places dealing with local ecological topics and bringing together 30 young people and their leaders from Czech republic and Armenia.Parti­cipants had a chance to discover problems of environmental pollution,… Read more >>

Training in Estonia "Youthpass - your path"

Training in Estonia "Youthpass - your path"

„Youthpass – youth path“ Erasmus+ Programme Key Action1 project for youth workers Erasmus+ Mobility of youth workers 11/08/2016 – 18/082016 Taevaskoja, Estonia** The main topic for this project was Youthpass as certificate of the recognition of non-formal education and also learning process of youth workers and young people. Hosting organisation was Eesti People to People and 3 participants represented IEC GEMS in Estonia. The… Read more >>

WE ARE FAMILY - Seminar in Israel

WE ARE FAMILY - Seminar in Israel

Three representatives from IEC GEMS took part in international Seminar WE ARE FAMILY in Ashdod, organized by „The local authority against addictions and violence Ashdod“ Rich and very well organised programme was prepared by experts and volunteers from „Meaningful parenting Center“ Participants had a possibility to know more about regular activities of the center including practical night watch during the fest „Lag Baomer“, visited… Read more >>

Cultural exchange with students from Israel

Cultural exchange with students from Israel

Group of students and teachers participated at cultural exchange in the Czech Republic There was cultural and outdoor program prepared for students in Bohemian Paradise, Malá Skála and an artistic workshop in glass city železný Brod. By the end the group spent some days in Prague. This meeting was organized in cooperation with High school G.A.P.… Read more >>

International training in Georgia "EVS -Every Volunteer Secure"

International training in Georgia "EVS -Every Volunteer Secure"

Training in Georgia by intern from the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague The training course „EVS – Every Volunteer Secure“ was carried out in Georgia, between 28th February – 6th March 2016, organized with support of Erasmus+ program. International Educational Centre GEMS has sent 6 participants from Czech Republic. This project was… Read more >>

Social P2E

Social P2E

The Social Project to Enterprise (Social P2E) Youth Exchange was carried out under the Erasmus+ initiative between 22nd – 30th January 2016, in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK. The hosting organization TheDojo.Org.UK prepared an 8-day-long intensive programme for 11 international participants coming from cross-continental European partners – the Czech Republic (GEMS), Greece (Interalia Project) and England (TheDojo.Org.UK) to instil life into the… Read more >>

The MAD (Movement, Arts, Dance)

The MAD (Movement, Arts, Dance)

The MAD (Movement, Arts, Dance) project – Erasmus (+) Key Action 1 – Youth Exchange Project 23rd – 31st October 2015 Little Gaddesden Hertfordshire UK. The aim of the project was to use the principles, philosophy and fundamentals of Dance, Performing Arts and Physical movement as a tool for… Read more >>

Partnership building Activity "VET+Youth=Employability"

Partnership building Activity "VET+Youth=Employability"

VET+Youth=Emplo­yability Partnership-building Activity 1–4 November 2015 | Prague, Czech Republic Representatives of IEC GEMS took part in international partnership building seminar focused on cross sectorial cooperaion in the frame of formal and informal learning. Seminar was organized by The Centre for International Cooperation in Education (DZS) Read more >>

Media Literate, Digitally skilled

Media Literate, Digitally skilled

TC “ML.DS. A.C. – Media Literate. Digitally Skilled: Ready for Antidiscrimination Campaigning.“ The training Media Literate. Digitally Skilled: Ready for Antidiscrimination Campaigning was a 10 day training course which was held in Struga, Republic of Macedonia from 2nd to 11th of October 2015, connecting 40 participants coming from Finland, poland, Lithuania, Romania, Cyprus, Croatia, Turkey, germany, Spain, Czech republic, Greece and… Read more >>

International Youth Exchange „2-gether-as-1”, UK

International Youth Exchange „2-gether-as-1”, UK

Hertfordshire UK -Phasels Wood Activity Centre Kings Langley, UK 24.8. – 31.8. 2015 Promoter: The.Dojo.Org.Uk in cooperation with International Educational Center GEMS and Organizations from Lithuania, Estonia, Croatia, Greece and Italy. The aim of the project is to bring into play the rudimentary [fundamentals, concepts, principles and mental orientation] of Martial Arts to Inspire, Motivate and Empower participants. Martial arts are… Read more >>

Delegation from Israel in Bohemian paradice

Delegation from Israel in Bohemian paradice

Challenging program was prepared for the group from Alon School ORT Yokneam in the middle of Bohemian paradise, Malá Skála and in Prague. The program was a mixture of outdoor activities including experiential learning and culture activities combined with meeting Czech students, as well as guided tour in Jewish part of Prague. Future cooperation with Alon School ORT Yokneam was negotiated. Read more >>

International Youth Exchange SPORT WINDOW

International Youth Exchange SPORT WINDOW

International Youth exchange „SPORT WINDOW“ Malá Skála, Praha 5.7 – 13.7. 2015 Video from the project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?… Organised by: International Educational Center GEMS in cooperation with Partner organizations: THeDoJo.Org. UK, Media Terra Nea Greece, YouthArt Turkey, EUROGEMS Italy Sport and outdoor activities were used as a tool of informal learning, not only for fun, but also for improvement of young… Read more >>

Youth Exchange Camping together, Georgia  2014

Youth Exchange Camping together, Georgia 2014

International meeting with focus on sport and outdoor activities took place in rural area Pona village,Lagodekhi, including trip to Kazbegi region. Except of sport and outdoor activities participants shared their culture traditions, hobbies and interests. Read more >>

Advance planning meeting in Georgia

**Preparatory meeting for bilateral youth exchange Camping together took place in Tbilisi and in Rustavi in June 2015. Representatives of IEC GEMS hold working meeting with youth workers from Georgian Youth for Europe. Read more >>

Bridges for understanding, International Youth Exchange

Bridges for understanding, International Youth Exchange

**Students from Georgia, Romania and the Czech republic met together in Hostyn hills during the international project organized by International educational Center GEMS Young people and their leaders had a chance to work together and share their cultural traditions as well as their hobbies and interests. Additional value was participation of a group of young people from correctional Residential house in Veselicko. Read more >>

Hostyn hills will witness international project Bridges for understanding

The preparatory meeting between representatives of Romania , Armenia, Georgia and the Czech Republic took place in Hostyn hills from 04/05 to 11/05/2014. Representatives of organizations involved were working on a detailed plan for the main event, which will be held here in May 2014. They were working together on the program which will include such as cultural, sports, art and outdoor activities. During a week meeting participants will… Read more >>

Seminar on Youtube

INTEGRATION INTERNATIONAL, international contact making seminar in Prague https://www.youtube.com/watch?… Read more >>

Sailing to experience Land

Sailing to experience Land

27 April-4 May, 2013 Valkenburg, Netherlands Introduction A project will bring together young people to support their professional and personal development by providing them with useful tools and methods based on non-formal education. The meeting is directed to share the information of situation the youth are facing in different countries and to explore more about country realities and factors which provoke unemployment… Read more >>

Holy land, different points of view

Holy land, different points of view

14.3. – 25.3. 2013 Trip to Holy Land – Jerusalem, Jericho, Wadi Quelt, Dead Sea, Ein Gedi, Hebron, Betlehem, Tel Aviv Read more >>