ECHO – Cultural Heritage for Inclusion and Participation

ECHO offers new high-quality learning opportunities and skills development for adults through creativity and arts by utilising the social and educational value of the European cultural heritage, facilitating intergenerational learning and encouraging new businesses based on cultural heritage. The project will create a training programme “European Cultural Heritage” and an interactive online learning platform (including an educational online game), which will exploit the European cultural heritage as a tool for creating new businesses, promoting society integration and social inclusion and combating disadvantages. The general objectives of the project are: 1. To increase the accessibility of training in culture and arts; 2. To raise the opportunities to explore European intangible cultural heritage by using digital means; 3. To promote social inclusion of people with disadvantaged background through culture and arts; 4. To encourage intergenerational learning and transfer of traditional skills; 5. To motivate and empower people to start businesses based on intangible cultural heritage.

arts, business, cultural heritage, culture, intergenerational learning, social inclusion

Erasmus+ KA220-ADU - Cooperation partnerships in adult education, 2021 Call

260,365.00 €

DURATION 24 Months (November 2021-October 2023)

Município de Vila do Conde (Portugal)


Project School (Italy)

ZIB (Germany – coordinator)

Fundacja “Zielony Slon” (Poland)

Creative Ideas (Latvia)

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