2. Project title as used in publicity and others materialsStart the change!
3. Project number388-169
4. Year of Call2016
5. Project start month and year10/2017
6. Project finish month and year09/2020
7. Name and location of lead CSO or LA

8. EU Member States where the project is being implemented
9. EU Member States where sub-granting will be providedAustria
Czech Republic
United Kingdom
10. Total project budget (in Euro):6.139.637,00
11. EC contribution to total project budget (percent):90
12. Main approach of the projectEducation/Global Learning
13.Main project on-line information channels used by the project: Website: https://www.startthechange.eu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StartTheChangeProject
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9_b731ghYqMNLs2gF8y-KQ
14. Why is the project taking place?To make young people more aware of global inequalities originating forced migration flows (and other consequences) and to give them back abilities and skills to be active citizens in the creation of a peaceful and inclusive society essential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. To improve the effectiveness of the educational system (formal and no formal) in Global Citizenship Education
15. Overall objective of the projectTo develop European citizens' awareness and critical understanding of the interdependent world and of their role and responsibility in the sense of the development agenda as it is formulated in the SDGs by fostering quality Global Citizenship Education
16. Specific objective(s) of the projectTo improve the territorial DE/AR offer linked to the SDGs in 12 Europeans countries - Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom - through an innovative replicable educational model on global active citizenship of young people to reach the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with a special emphasis on the relationship between migration and global inequality.
17. What will have changed as a result of the project? (Summarise the intended outcome)Global Learning Units for students and young people about global interdependencies, with emphasis on the analysis of the relationship between human migration and SDG will be designed, implemented and validated; New forms of participation by young people in local communities will be strengthened/created; Relationships and networking among schools,local CSOs and Local Authorities, aimed to promote public awareness raising on global partnerships for SGDs will be activated.
18. Main themes and geographical areas covered by the projectecology, biodiversity, natural environment
education, lifelong learning
gender equality
global citizenship
human rights, justice
sustainable development
Europe: EU and EEA
19. Project target groups, audiences and/or participantsa. Teachers, teacher educators, HE lecturers/ academics
b. Student/pupils from primary, secondary and tertiary levels
c. Non-formal educators (e.g. youth leaders, community, adult, trade union educators)
e. Young people (16 to 35 years)
20. Other target groups, audiences or participants not listed above
21. Main activities implemented by the projecttraining, project or curriculum development workshop/courses (one-off events lasting up to 1 day)
public meetings/public discussion fora
public demonstrations/events
22. Other major activities not listed above
23. Main achievement of the project to-dateA manual for teachers end educators in 12 national languages was published and distributed in 2.340 copies. 1.597 teachers partipated at 104 training courses. Designed 809 Global Learning Units, and and tested them with 19.980 students. Published "Teach the Change", guidelines for global teachers. 1 Platform for teachers and educators published 3.223 young people participated in 200 local groups, analyzed problems linked to the Agenda2030 and migration in their communities, and organized 205 local events. Published "Carta di Lampedusa", that summarizes identity and plans of involved youth