Europe

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new group apartment for six foreign minors in town of Casale Monferrato

By at November 17, 2018 | 11:06 am

ITALY: Salesian missionaries launch new group apartment for six foreign minors in town of Casale Monferrato

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have launched a new group apartment in the town of Casale Monferrato in the Piedmont region in Italy. The group apartment was set up to support non-accompanied foreign minors and Italian minors who are working to become self-sufficient. Salesian missionaries have been challenged by the number of migrants and other unaccompanied more...

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SPAIN: Salesian missionaries sign collaboration agreements with companies that will provide teacher training and technical assistance

By at November 10, 2018 | 2:11 pm

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries sign collaboration agreements with companies that will provide teacher training and technical assistance

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Madrid, Spain have signed three collaboration agreements with the companies FeuVert, Analysis and Simulation (AyS Group) and Herco. These companies will provide training, technology and consultation to Salesian vocational training centers to improve offerings for students and the professional skills of their teachers. The more...

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SPAIN: Don Bosco Foundation celebrates 20 years of providing access to education and social programs for vulnerable youth

By at November 8, 2018 | 6:37 pm

SPAIN: Don Bosco Foundation celebrates 20 years of providing access to education and social programs for vulnerable youth

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Foundation, located in Córdoba, Spain, celebrated its 20-year anniversary on Oct. 26. The organization is committed to providing programs for vulnerable youth in Andalusia, Extremadura and the Canary Islands. Through education and social programs, the Don Bosco Foundation tackles a range of issues from social exclusion to poverty, working more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

ITALY: Salesian Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco oratory holds BorgOlimpiadi 2018 sporting event for youth

By at November 8, 2018 | 10:23 am

ITALY: Salesian Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco oratory holds BorgOlimpiadi 2018 sporting event for youth

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian oratory of the Borgo Ragazzi Don Bosco, located in Rome, Italy, held the BorgOlimpiadi 2018 from Oct. 20-21.  The sporting event featured four rival youth teams from Madagascar, France, Albania and Australia who came together to compete and show sportsmanship. The event, which fostered a sense of belonging and friendly rivalry, was more...

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SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new program to assist young unaccompanied migrants

By at October 31, 2018 | 12:29 pm

SPAIN: Salesian missionaries launch new program to assist young unaccompanied migrants

(MissionNewswire) The Pinardi Federation of Salesian Social Platforms has launched a new program in Spain to help vulnerable young unaccompanied minors. Many countries around the globe have been grappling with an influx of young unaccompanied minors who have fled their home countries in search of safety, employment and a better way of life. However, many youth find that more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

ITALY: More than 18,000 youth have accessed vocational training and remain in their home county thanks to Salesian Stop Human Trafficking campaign

By at October 4, 2018 | 9:13 am

ITALY: More than 18,000 youth have accessed vocational training and remain in their home county thanks to Salesian Stop Human Trafficking campaign

(MissionNewswire) The Salesian Stop Human Trafficking campaign was launched in October 2015 by Salesian missionaries in Italy and raises awareness of the dangers of youth migration. With a focus on youth leaving countries in Africa in search of a better life in Europe, the campaign aims to prevent young migrants from becoming victims of crime and exploitation. The more...

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ITALY: Don Bosco House project provides poor youth educational support and extra-curricular activities like art, music and sports

By at September 30, 2018 | 8:58 am

ITALY: Don Bosco House project provides poor youth educational support and extra-curricular activities like art, music and sports

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, are impacting Italian youth and their families through the Don Bosco House project. The school year has started again in Italy but many youth lack the educational opportunities needed to succeed. According to Salesian missionaries working in Italy, more more...

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SPAIN: Salesian students participate in initiative to assist students with autism spectrum disorders and their teachers

By at September 22, 2018 | 10:18 am

SPAIN: Salesian students participate in initiative to assist students with autism spectrum disorders and their teachers

(MissionNewswire) The “Electronics and Autism Spectrum Disorders: building bridges for communication” initiative in Pamplona, Spain is focused on developing strategies to help children who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their teachers overcome the difficulties of interaction within the classroom. The initiative is a collaboration between the Salesians of more...

ANS , OTHER Salesian News (not SM specific) , Spain

SPAIN: Three Salesian teachers have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program in Madrid

By at September 16, 2018 | 8:19 am

SPAIN: Three Salesian teachers have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program in Madrid

(MissionNewswire) Three teachers from the Salesian Spain-St. James Major Province have been selected to take part in the Google for Education Certified Innovators Program. This program offers training to teachers all over the world to aid them in developing innovative educational projects that change and improve classroom education. The Google for Education program more...

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SPAIN: Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students and close to 17,000 vocational training students at centers and workshops

By at September 11, 2018 | 10:12 am

SPAIN: Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students and close to 17,000 vocational training students at centers and workshops

(MissionNewswire) As school begins again in Spain, 96 Salesian schools welcome more than 75,000 students this year. In addition, approximately 17,000 new students will start learning a trade in vocational training centers and workshops. These Salesian students will be taught by close to 6,000 teachers who are employed at Salesian educational centers across the more...

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