Following the Berlin Conference ‘Moving Beyond Mobility’ in 2008, AFS Italy and Fondazione Intercultura organised the First and Second Forum on Intercultural Learning and Exchange in Colle di Val d’Elsa, Italy, respectively in October 2009 and October 2011. AFS Italy and AFS Austria alternated in hosting in the period 2012-2014 and involved EFIL and AFS Intercultural Programs in its organisation, making the Forum EFIL’s fourth annual flagship project.
Participation to the Forum is by invitation only and gathers about 60 participants among school exchange experts, both researchers and practitioners.
Tenth Forum – Colle di Val d’Elsa (Italy), 27-30 October 2019
Topic: Value education in students’ exchange
Ninth Forum– Brussels (Belgium), 24-27 October 2018, with the support of Erasmus+ and the European Economic and Social Committee.
Topic: Intercultural learning: a whole school approach Report
Eight Forum – Colle di Val d’Elsa (Italy), 2-5 November 2017
Topic: The intercultural training of teachers: from theory to practice Report
Seventh Forum – Colle di Val d’Elsa (Italy), 3-6 November 2016
Topic: The intercultural training of teachers: what, when, how? Report
Sixth Forum – Colle di Val d’Elsa (Italy), 29-31 October 2015
Topic: The school assessment of the intercultural learning of pupils during and after individual exchanges abroad Report
Fifth Forum– Wien (Austria), 9-11 October 2014
Topic: Intercultural learning for adolescents: indicators and measurement of competence acquired through non formal education and informal learning on educational exchanges
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