HOMBAT project: teacher training in Greece, Cyprus and Lithuania
The goal of the HOMBAT project action is to combat homophobic and transphobic bullying in primary and secondary schools in Greece, Cyprus and Lithuania. The role of GALE is to train and advice the partners in Greece, Cyprus and Lithuania. The project runs in 2018 and 2019.
GALE organized a train-the-trainer workshop in May 2018 in Amsterdam and facilitated national strategic workshops in July 2018. During the rest of the project, GALE adviced and supported the partners and have a role in the European dimension of the awareness campaign.
The project partners are The Family and Childcare Centre (KMOP), Global Alliance for LGBT Education (GALE) in the Netherlands, the Centre for the Advancement of Research and Development in Educational Technology Ltd (CARDET) in Cyprus, the VSI Diversity Development Group (DDG) in Lithuania and ACCEPT-Lesbies, Omofylofiloi, Amfisexoualikoi, Trans (LOAT) in Cyprus (AcceptCY).
The parners want to:
- Promote & strengthen the prevention & tackling of homophobic & transphobic bullying in schools
- Build the capacities of teachers & school advisors on preventing & addressing of homophobic & transphobic bullying
- Enhance multi-actor cooperation & exchange on combating of homophobic & transphobic bullying in schools
- Raise awareness about of homophobic & transphobic bullying in the educational environment & support prevention through counter narratives development & promotion
- Research on bullying on the grounds of sexual orientation & gender identity
- Capacity building for teachers & school advisors
- Multi-actor cooperation & exchange on combating of homophobic & transphobic bullying in schools
- Awareness raising & counter narrative campaign
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The project is co-financed by the European Rights, Education and Citizenship program under project number 764746. The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.