How to Blend-IN: a game of intercultural communication

As you may have read in previous articles, as part of the project, we are gathering good practices from partner countries in the field of social inclusion. In this spirit, we would also like to highlight the Blend-IN project, from the Slovenian partner, the Celje Youth Center. Blend-IN was an ambitious 18-month project, which was … Leggi tutto How to Blend-IN: a game of intercultural communication

“Cromos dels Barris”: gamification & tourism in Barcelona

When we think about tourism, we always picture far away cities, landscapes and environment. But most of the times, we miss knowing better what is going on around us at a local level. Today, we at Fundació Catalunya Voluntària would like to introduce one of our best practices as a way to discover your city … Leggi tutto “Cromos dels Barris”: gamification & tourism in Barcelona

Leading by example: gamification and education in Catalonia

To start talking about gamification, it is important to put a bit of context in the subject. In our case, it is a bit easier to talk about the Catalan context, as Spain is a very big country, and the reality can vary from one region to another. The concept of gamification and its use … Leggi tutto Leading by example: gamification and education in Catalonia

Scambio di buone pratiche in materia di accessibilità delle piattaforme elettroniche

Lo scorso dicembre abbiamo intrapreso un nuovo percorso con l’avvio del progetto “Scambio di buone pratiche in materia di accessibilità delle piattaforme elettroniche tra giovani con disabilità” di cui H.R.Y.O. è il partner italiano. Il progetto, della durata di quattordici mesi, è coordinato dall’organizzazione spagnola ASPAYM Castilla y León e vede coinvolti quattro paesi europei: … Leggi tutto Scambio di buone pratiche in materia di accessibilità delle piattaforme elettroniche

Let’s meet FCV

Small but ongoing! Fundació Catalunya Voluntària has been working for more than 14 years in youth work, competence development and non-formal education. But the work goes a bit further, starting with a youth-led association created in 1999, called Barcelona Voluntària, which believed in the importance of international mobility and the power of youth in having … Leggi tutto Let’s meet FCV

The hidden element: searching for gamification in Slovenia

Not much research can be found in Slovenia on the subject of gamification, but something is obvious; gamification is present in many fields. In fact, one of the first Slovenian works on gamification is a diploma thesis titled “The Gamification of Advertising in Slovenia” written by Pavlič in 2016. In her work, Pavlič states that … Leggi tutto The hidden element: searching for gamification in Slovenia

Let’s meet MCC! A conversation with Katja & Samanta

Today we welcome Katja Kolenc and Samanta Hadžić Žavski of Celjski Mladinski Center, partnering with HRYO for "Spread the Game". So, Katja and Samanta, hi! Tell us a bit about yourselves. What led you to work in this field, how long have you been working with MCC and in what kind of position? Samanta: Hi … Leggi tutto Let’s meet MCC! A conversation with Katja & Samanta

Gamification in Greece: a work in progress

According to Gabe Zichermann, the world's foremost expert and public speaker on the subject, gamification “is a process of using game thinking and game dynamics to engage audiences and solve problems”. But has Greece joined in the game yet? If you factor in the marketing and advertising industry, the short answer is yes: from point … Leggi tutto Gamification in Greece: a work in progress

Spread the Game, l’inizio di un nuovo progetto.

Stanno per cominciare le attività di Spread the Game, un progetto che nasce dal bisogno di individuare percorsi di istruzione e formazione che prevedano strumenti educativi più attrattivi ed efficaci per garantire un approccio educativo orientato verso l’inclusione sociale. La condivisione delle buone pratiche offre la possibilità di esplorare metodi di coinvolgimento e formazione innovativi, … Leggi tutto Spread the Game, l’inizio di un nuovo progetto.