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The SOLIS Research Report on inclusive education is now available

The SOLIS project, funded with the support of the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union, is investigating the core challenges within cultural diversity and discrimination within 12-16 year old school pupils. The project is a collaboration between Loughborough University (UK), E-Consultants (Norway), People Help The People (Italy), AcrossLimits (Malta), European Social Entrepreneurship Institute (Lithuania), Afyonkarahisar Provincial National Education Directorate (Turkey), Research Paths

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Branching Out: A New Project Under UKRI’s Future Treescapes Programme

Date: 2021-2024 Funder: Natural Environment Research Council; Arts and Humanities Research Council Partners: Forest Research; Open University; Stockholm Environment Institute (York); University of York Value: £2.32m ‘Branching Out’, a new project under UKRI’s Future Treescapes Programme, and led by Professor Mike Wilson at the Storytelling Academy, is seeking to combine the social and cultural values of our urban treescapes with

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Slow Storytelling

A new article by Professor Mike Wilson. ‘Slow Storytelling and hybridity: Re-staging community storytelling as a tool for co-thinking’ appears in the latest edition of Book 2.0 (Vol.11, No.1, pp. 107-123) and explores some of the ideas we have been working with in our work at the Storytelling Academy in recent years. It considers how ‘hybrid’ approaches to applied storytelling

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The SOLIS project at the SELAM international conference in Turkey

On the 14th September 2021 Erasmus+ project SELAM held its closing International Conference in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. The SOLIS project (Developing wellbeing and social inclusion: achieving success through understanding of cultural diversity) held a 30-minute discussion panel with partners from UK, Norway and Greece appearing via video call to introduce this new project to over 100 teachers and education professionals. Antonia

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