International News

18 Oct 2017
GALA project partners outside Rochester Cathedral , the venue for the final exhibition in 2019.
On 20th September 2017, the first steering group was held for the European project GALA in Diagrama Foundation’s head office in Rochester, England.  The GALA Project (Gentle Art, Living Art) aims to empower vulnerable people. Diagrama Foundation is the lead partner in this project, which funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme (European Lifelong Learning, Adult Education measures) and has partners from four other European countries: Groep Ubuntu (Belgium), Association ProVita (Romania), Fundacion Diagrama (Spain), l’Art et la Maniere (France). Read more...
04 Oct 2017
Teachers and support staff across the south east have a fresh opportunity to improve their professional development and learn how to manage classroom behaviour thanks to a new online learning tool.Launched at a conference last month as part of the “THRIVE” European project, the learning platform aims to reinforce professional development of educators of children up until 7 years old, effectively promote positive behaviours in classroom and improve future school attendance and achievement. Read more...
07 Aug 2017
THRIVE conference hosted by Diagrama Foundation with keynote speakers Ali McClure and Professor David Shemmings
Education and parenting guru Ali McClure is to join child safeguarding specialist Professor David Shemmings OBE PhD as our keynote speakers at the THRIVE conference for professionals working with young children.Mrs McClure, renowned for her book ‘Making it Better for Boys’, will offer not just practical tips and advice but also promises to enable delegates to challenge their own practice, feel invigorated and be able to empower their own staff and peers to really improve outcomes for boys and girls alike. Read more...
28 Jul 2017
Diagrama Foundation has been awarded more than £100,000 to fund a new arts project for adults with learning disabilities and the elderly.Diagrama Foundation will be the lead partner in the multi-national GALA (Gentle Art, Living Art) project which aims to empower vulnerable people.Funding of 112,900 euro has been awarded by the Erasmus Plus Programme (European Lifelong Learning, Adult Education measure) to be shared with partners from Spain, Belgium, France and Romania. Read more...
17 Jul 2017
Pre-school and KS1 professionals working with children up to the age of 7 are invited to attend a FREE conference in September which aims to offer professional development and improve classroom behaviour, attendance and achievement.The conference, on September 21, from 4-7pm at Sun Pier House, Chatham, Kent, forms the final stage of the THRIVE EU project which involves partners from six different countries and has been funded by Erasmus +.The THRIVE objectives include: Read more...
16 Jun 2017
Diagrama Foundation is inviting migrants and refugees to attend an interactive arts workshop as part of a new European project to foster tolerance and empathy.The new initiative – EuroSol – forms part of the Europe for Citizens programme and brings together partners from eight EU member states to promote European citizens' solidarity in times of the refugee crisis. Read more...
11 May 2017
Diagrama Foundation is inviting young people and training staff to find out more about improving employability skills of those aged under 30 when a new handbook is unveiled at free conference organised by the GET THERE European project next month.Delegates attending the event at Europe House in London on June 9, 2017, will have the chance to take part in a series of fun, engaging and interactive workshops and activities presented by experts in the field who will cover topics including: Read more...
05 May 2017
Diagrama Foundation is inviting vocational education and training providers, employers, third sector professionals and young people to attend the final conference of a two-year Erasmus+ funded PROVYP project aimed at tackling youth unemployment at national and European levels.The project is made up of a consortium of 10 organisations from 8 EU countries who have exchanged best practice and created common recommendations for better career guidance as well as developing a high quality e-learning tool in different EU languages. Read more...
03 May 2017
Diagrama Foundation European Projects Manager Laida Quijano meets with teachers and support staff at Twydall Primary School in Gillingham, Kent
Diagrama Foundation has visited Twydall Primary School in Kent for the second time as part of the work it is carrying out in connection with the THRIVE EU Project.The aim of the European project THRIVE is to reinforce the professional development of teachers of students up to seven years old through an online course, in order to effectively promote positive behaviours in classroom as well as future school attendance and achievement. Read more...
01 Mar 2017
Diagrama Foundation has completed the pilot stage training for the Get There European Project. As part of the pilot stage, the beneficiaries enhance their skills through practical activities and a theoretical mentoring approach.Diagrama Foundation is responsible for delivering the “Customer Awareness” and “Exploring Jobs Opportunities” units, which will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the training materials. Read more...

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