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GAINKIDS: Global Citizenship for Kids

The Strategic Partnership “GAINKids: Global Citizenship for Kids” provides educational innovative tools on diversity, gender equality, non-discrimination and equal-opportunities for the early school education sector.

The project intellectual outcomes are based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and it focuses on its dimensions: Survival and Development Rights (Provention Rights), Protection Rights and Participation Rights.

  • Considering educators and professional of education, fundamental agents in the construction of the process of Citizenship and Equal Opportunities, the project aims to:
  • Train professionals to work on the Rights of the Child in the context of a early school education;
  • Sensitize families to the importance of the Rights of the Child, respect and acceptance of difference;
  • Involve children in the reflection and production of the project’s development instruments), Protection Rights and Participation Rights.

Gainkids focuses on the following areas of intervention:

  • Pedagogical Training – Teachers and children
  • Professional Training – Training teachers and auxiliaries/professionals
  • School Community – Working with the families and in the community in a School approach logic

A transverse program to develop, training and disseminate a pedagogical toolkit. The strategy set seven priority areas:

  • Global Citizenship: What are we talking about?
  • Equal Opportunities for all Children
  • Citizenship and Participation
  • Gender Equality and Gender Identity
  • Non Discrimination
  • Diversity
  • Social and Family Participation
REFErasmus Project 2020-I-PT01-KA201-078771
FUNDINGGlobal Funding: 325.326€ / APEI Funding: 70.218€
Period01/10/2020 - 31/03/2023 (30 months)
CoordinatorAPEI – Associação de Profissionais de Educação de Infância (Portugal)