Our collaborative network is still growing! This week we are thrilled to introduce two new members to our network. The two of them promise to bring important features to the project, and both of them are joyful to collaborate with all of us. The first one in Scuola Holden, a Torino-based private school founded in 1994 by five friends. They described themselves as a “school for storytellers” and it is named after Holden Caulfield, narrator and protagonist of J.D. Salinger’s “Th…

Hello everyone. This post is a short introduction to the Newsletter. Here you will find information on the purpose, utility and sections included in CULTURESHIP’s Newsletter. Many important events have started to occur for CREATURE and the CULTURESHIP Project. We have decided to create a weekly Newsletter that will keep you informed in the latest updates about our project. Here we will introduce our newest partners, remind you of our Funding deadlines and requisites, write about our last activities surround the project, and eve…

Not only are we are looking for innovative ideas to develop CULTURESHIP’s online experience, we are also searching for the latest pedagogical methods developed that could fit our collaborative network’s particular conditions, and how can we benefit most from each one of them. This week, we want to introduce you the concept of Learning Circles, a method for taking in-person online courses. It was published by our American Partner, Peer to Peer University, and Chicago Public Library. A presentation we prepared, based on the Facilitator’s Handb…

So, as most of you know, Edgar Ornelas joined the Paris CREATURE team in February, and is focusing most of his efforts on developing the CULTURESHIP platform. He's playing a pivotal role in keeping the partnership structure alive, and making sure our endeavours are well timed and coordinated. As such, it seemed obvious he should be the first "People" feature in our community's weekly news update! Edgar is from Mexico, and has studied Psychology and Cognitive Science both in Mexico and the US. He went on to teach for three years, and t…

Our network is growing. The latest partner to join CULTURESHIP is Novancia Business School in Paris. After several meetings and emails, both organizations have agreed that we pursue common objectives and we should work together to achieve them. Here are some highlights about Novancia and what they bring to our network: They aim to “transform students with ideas into student-entrepreneurs with tools”. Novancia has several cultural and artistic student associations (eg. Theater) Novancia, their staff and students organize and par…

Adjust your calendars because April 14 could be one of the most important dates for the CULTURESHIP Project. Thursday April 14 is the deadline for the Erasmus+ funding application for the 2016 period. The Erasmus+ funding is the big fish of all our scheduled applications for this year, and we need to make sure we have every document and requisite on time. Erasmus+ is a program from the European Union that aims at boosting skills and employability by modernizing education and training …

Today we bring you more information on the Erasmus+ Funding. This article is specially written having in mind that next week we have our Paris meeting scheduled, and completing paperwork for this funding is set to be our main activity. As you know, Erasmus+ is a program focused on youth and education. Every year, they are looking for new and innovative projects that work within any these fields. To organize projects and initiatives, Erasmus+ offers three key actions, and any project that wishes to apply for funding should comply to o…

On our last newsletter we wrote about Learning Circles, a group-study method developed by P2PU and Chicago Public Library. We are proud to announce that last Thursday March 10th, CREATURE became the first organization to coordinate and run a Learning Circle in Paris. We have high hopes in using this method as a pivotal element for the CULTURESHIP Project . Moreover, we are in constant communication with the developers of Learning Circles to make assure we build the best learning experience for CULTURESHIP. The first Learning Circle r…

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