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Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Borgarholtsskóli, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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Island / Reykjavik  SWAIP

SWAIP – INTERDISCIPLINARY WORKSHOP FOR

SOCIAL INCLUSION AND WELLBEING

Iceland University /

Arrival date: Sunday February 9th 2020.

Departure date: Saturday February 15th 2020.

Working dates: February 10th - 14th

The SWAIP project is an Erasmus+ funded project that stands for Social inclusion and

Well-being through the Arts and Interdisciplinary Practices. The main aim is to

develop curricula for a study programme which will train artists and pedagogists to work

with social inclusion and well-being in their projects. The goal is to introduce them to

art’s abilities to make connections, facilitate well-being, empowerment and strengthen

self-confidence. Emphasis will be on training flexible and sensitive artists and

pedagogists capable of relating to advanced ideas and finding new roles in the constant

changing society.

The project is a collaboration between Iceland University of the Arts, University of Porto,

University of Alicante, University of Hertfordshire, Academy of Fine Arts in Munich,

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, and AEC (The Association

Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.

STUDENT WORKING GROUP BRIEF

SWAIP offers you a unique opportunity to be a member of an interdisciplinary group of

students and staff at the Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland. The workshop

focuses on how the arts can support and enhance the wellbeing of vulnerable teenagers

at risk of dropping out of school. The workshop will be held in collaboration with

Borgarholtsskóli, an upper-secondary school in Reykjavik, which emphasises supporting

young people at risk. You will be assigned to an interdisciplinary student working group.

Each student working group, supported by SWAIP staff, will design, prepare and run an

interdisciplinary workshop for the wellbeing of the 16-20 year old teenagers.

TIMETABLE

Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th

Preparatory programme. Interdisciplinary student working groups plan and prepare

workshops for teenagers supported by staff.

Wednesday 12th & Thursday 13 th

Students run workshops with teenagers at Borgarholtsskóli, Reykjavik.

Friday 14th

Evaluation, reflection and feedback.

Excursion.

FUNDING

This workshop is supported by the Erasmus+ programme. Your institution will fund

your travel (supported by the SWAIP project). The SWAIP project will pay for your

accommodation and breakfast for the duration of your stay, as well as lunch and dinner

during the 5 working days (Monday-Friday).

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StudentBrief_

Final

The SWAIP project is an Erasmus+ funded project that stands for Social inclusion and

Well-being through the Arts and Interdisciplinary Practices. The main aim is to

develop curricula for a study programme which will train artists and pedagogists to work

with social inclusion and well-being in their projects. The goal is to introduce them to

art’s abilities to make connections, facilitate well-being, empowerment and strengthen

self-confidence. Emphasis will be on training flexible and sensitive artists and

pedagogists capable of relating to advanced ideas and finding new roles in the constant

changing society.

The project is a collaboration between Iceland University of the Arts, University of Porto,

University of Alicante, University of Hertfordshire, Academy of Fine Arts in Munich,

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, and AEC (The Association

Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.

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