Europe

ITALY: Research project shows importance of oratories for poor Italian youth

By at November 28, 2017 | 12:20 pm

ITALY: Research project shows importance of oratories for poor Italian youth

(MissionNewswire) Between 2015 and 2016, the National Service for Youth Ministry of the Italian Bishops' Conference provided a questionnaire to verify the number of oratories present in each Catholic diocese and the services they offered. They utilized the market research firm Ipsos Italia. Researcher and president of Ipsos Italia Nando Pagnoncelli created and deployed more...

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ITALY: Salesian vocational school research data shows benefit of business and educational partnerships for students

By at November 24, 2017 | 12:28 pm

ITALY: Salesian vocational school research data shows benefit of business and educational partnerships for students

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries in Italy and in countries around the globe are focused on education as a path out of poverty for poor youth. Salesian vocational and technical education provides the skills youth need to find and retain long-term stable employment. Father Enrico Peretti, director general of the National Center of Salesian Institutions–Vocational more...

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ITALY: Salesian socio-sports programs help youth engage with their peers and gain confidence on and off the field

By at November 18, 2017 | 11:54 am

ITALY: Salesian socio-sports programs help youth engage with their peers and gain confidence on and off the field

(MissionNewswire) Since almost the beginning of Salesian educational programs, sports and recreation have been an integral part of the curriculum. Whether formally or more informally, socio-sports programming has been a way for youth to relax, gain confidence and engage with their peers. In the late 1800s, a small college in Ferrara, Italy run by Monsignor Baldi, was more...

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ITALY: New Salesian partnership will train 500 youth to become high-tech truck drivers to fill employment needs across Italy

By at November 16, 2017 | 9:50 am

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have launched the Young Drivers Project to train youth as truck drivers to meet Italy’s demand for 180,000 drivers who have more specialized technical piloting skills for high-tech cockpits. The project is in collaboration with the Unione Nazionale Rappresentanti Autoveicoli Esteri (UNRAE/National Union of Foreign Autovehicle more...

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ITALY: Salesian missionaries focus on education and social programs for at-risk and migrant youth

By at November 13, 2017 | 12:44 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries working in Italy with the Salesians of Social Welfare, also known as the SCS/CNOS Federation, have been working to promote a better quality of life for disadvantaged youth for 24 years. In 2016, close to 9,000 at-risk youth received educational and social development services through Salesian programs throughout Italy under this more...

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GERMANY: Salesian Programs Assist Young Refugees with Education and Integration

By at October 28, 2017 | 10:47 am

GERMANY: Salesian Programs Assist Young Refugees with Education and Integration

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries have partnered with the Paribas Foundation in order to assist young refugees in centers in Munich and Nuremberg. The Paribas Foundation in Germany has donated 30,000 Euros to support Salesian missionaries work with refugee children. The funding is intended, among other things, to finance a coordination center for part-time more...

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BELGIUM: Don Bosco Institute provides shelter, education and support services to young refugees

By at October 18, 2017 | 10:04 am

BELGIUM: Don Bosco Institute provides shelter, education and support services to young refugees

(MissionNewswire) Saidi, a 14-year-old Afghan, is attending the Don Bosco Institute of Tournai. He is one of five refugee boys attending the school and receiving shelter, education and support services.  In Belgium, like in many countries across Europe, Salesian missionaries have been assisting young refugees with programs that help them to integrate into their new more...

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ITALY: New Salesian education program helps students bridge school, real work experience

By at October 18, 2017 | 5:33 am

ITALY: New Salesian education program helps students bridge school, real work experience

(MissionNewswire) The Vocational Training Center of the Salesian Institute in Udine, Italy recently completed its first year of an innovative new dual school-work program. The new program allowed 18 young men studying courses in the mechanical industry to graduate with real work experience thanks to workplace apprenticeships. The Salesian school helped the young men more...

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ITALY: Don Bosco Youth Burgh launches two new innovative educational projects

By at October 17, 2017 | 1:16 am

ITALY: Don Bosco Youth Burgh launches two new innovative educational projects

(MissionNewswire) In 2018, the Don Bosco Youth Burgh will celebrate 70 years since its foundation in the eastern districts of Rome. During its history, the Don Bosco Youth Burgh has assisted youth through the many social, cultural and technological changes that have radically altered these past few decades. The needs of youth in the region have changed throughout the more...

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SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Launch Educational Campaign Ahead of G20 Summit

By at July 13, 2017 | 10:01 am

SPAIN: Salesian Missionaries Launch Educational Campaign Ahead of G20 Summit

(MissionNewswire) Ahead of the recent G20 Summit, which took place in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, Salesian Missions in Madrid, Spain and the non-governmental organization Youth and Development launched a new education-focused campaign “A Pencil That Changes the Future” to encourage global leaders to keep a focus on education. On July 6, Salesian missionaries and more...

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