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Introduction

Citrine stone stimulates intellect and mental activity, overcomes the difficulty and helps in digesting information and analyzing situation.
Citrin is a private non-profit association supporting personal development, particularly through adult education. This includes courses, seminars, workshops, and more. The Citrin association is involved in European programmes and projects (Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig). It was established in 2001 and is based in Prague. Citrin cooperates and exchanges experiences with partners in more than 10 European countries. The chairperson of the Citrin association is Dagmar Hartmannová, facilitator and coordinator of many international and national projects in the mentioned fields.
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courses

The Citrin association provides in-service adult education training. Our main topics are art and art history, communication, life style and E-tools.
The main target group are grant holders from the EU countries. Other participants are welcome.

Interactive E-Tools for Education

Get an idea about and try on yourself how to implement different available e-tools to your learning process – basics of Moodle and its interactive features, interactive presentation using advanced features not only of PowerPoint but also Prezi etc.

Interactive methods of learning and education

Enjoy a mix of face to face interactive methods and available electronic support: language animation, didactic games, interactive presentation, discussion techniques and role playing.

Painting and Drawing as integral part of learning process

Include creative processes such as drawing and painting and artistic attitude to your learning practices. Discover the emotional as well as the scientifically exact aspect of art and enrich your ability to express yourself. For participants of all levels, previous experience isn’t needed.

Art and Architecture as an integral part of learning process

Discover values and complex quality of visual art and architecture. Profound your knowledge of unique techniques and practices used both in art and architecture. Enjoy the silent language of art masterpieces as well as the everyday architecture of cities and villages. Let these become an integral part of your learning processes.

Theatre and Dance as integral part of learning process

Enjoy art and creativity as a universal language between cultures and nations as well as an useful tool for learning activities in various domains at all levels of schools and educations centres.

projects

Common stories of Europe

Partners:
Vidzeme Culture and Art Association “Haritas” (Latvia)
Orka Consulting-Lodz (Poland)
Association CITRIN-sdružení pro osobní rozvoj, o. s. (Czech Republic)
“George Topirceanu” Culture and Arts center (Romania)
Librotondo Soc. Coop ONLUS (Italy)
Associação Empresarial de Paços de Ferreira (Portugal)

Main aim of the project

To support the educational challenge of an ageing population in Europe and intergenerational cooperation between seniors and youth using story-telling learning, story-telling festivals and workshops, examples of good practice and learning to learn.

Main activities

International project meetings, storytelling workshops during storytelling festivals, development of WEB platform and Methodical, video and audio materials about Storytelling, story preparing and telling, information day for stakeholders, final conference.
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Association “Haritas” is leading partner in this project.
Project will last from August 2012 until July 2014.

projects

Mobilities of Individuals

Stays abroad
Training placement, support of employability
Personal development, intercultural exchange
Citrin is involved in Leonardo da Vinci Mobility of individuals: Transnational Placements in Enterprises for People in the Labour Market (PLM). Group of Czech graphic designers spent 4 weeks in Northern Ireland, in Londonderry. The project will continue in 2014.

4 weeks of working experience in the Northern Ireland, stay in the host family, social program (cultural events, excursions)
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projects

Sing and Move

Erasmus+, Youth Exchange
Citrin was involved in the project Sing and Move." This youth exchange on the topic of artistic practice took place in France (Alsace) in October 2015. The aim of the project was to provide young participants skills in the field of singing and artistic expression in general. It's also supposed to promote better cultural understanding between young Europeans from seven countries , to sensitize them to the issues of European citizenship and sustainable development through various activities based on formal and non-formal education methods.

The main topis of the exchange was singing of traditional songs. Songs are the common point of european cultural tradition and heritage. Singing is a pertinent tool of intercultural communication.
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projects

Songs We Sing

Erasmus+, Youth Exchange
The project "Songs We Sing" was a youth exchange on the theme of artistic practice as a springboard to the social integration of young people and a community cohesion factor. It aimed to provide young participants skills in the field of singing and artistic expression in general. It also aimed to promote intercultural understanding between young Europeans, to raise awareness about issues of European citizenship and sustainable development through various activities based on methods of formal and informal training.

The exchange took a place at Strnadovský Mlýn near town Sedlčany in July 2016. Participants spent six days together practicing songs from each country for recording and a final concert that held place at senior house. Part of the exchange was a trip to a war memorial called Vojna where everyone had a chance to learn something about the history of the country.

PROJECT WEBSITE: www.facebook.com/SongsWeSingSocial

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contact

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U Družstva Ideál 3
140 00 Praha 4
Czech republic
e-mail: info@citrininfo.cz
phone: +420 261 213 282
mobile: +420 602 404 603