Story Regions

Story Regions Logo_full_2The aim of the project is to raise awareness of the potential of storytelling in community building and to promote storytelling as a learning tool in adult education, social and cultural life.

The Story Regions project wants to:

  • raise awareness of the potential of storytelling and to promote storytelling as a learning tool in different fields of formal and non-formal adult education and socio-cultural life;
  • raise awareness of the potential of storytelling as a tool for participation and (European) citizenship awareness;
  • foster social inclusion, especially with regard to disadvantaged groups, migrants, new comers;
  • improve the professional capacity of teachers, adult trainers, community workers and cultural professionals in using stories and storytelling with their target groups;
  • improve the professional capacity of socio-cultural actors in a community to build storytelling based projects for community development;
  • develop a regional approach to promoting and enhancing intersectoral cooperation on applied storytelling for learning and for social cohesion;
  • contribute to the professional development of ‘storytelling curators’ who promote and support the introduction of storytelling in societal sectors and enhance international and intersectoral networking and cooperation in this respect;
  • develop an intercultural and international dimension to the approach and tools.
  • coordinated by: REGIONFORBUNDET VASTERBOTTENS LAN , Umea, Sweden
  • Five partners from five countries (PL, DE, BE,SW, IT)
  • funded by the European Commission, European Erasmus+
  • Duration: 09/2014-08/2016

Visit the project’s website under storyregions.se