REACH OUT - Empowering Teachers to Become Trauma-Sensitive Schools

Description of the project

The Reach Out project aims to improve teachers’ knowledge and skills to meet the psychosocial needs of students affected by natural disasters and increase their social cohesion.

Call Name

European Union Erasmus+ Program Key Action 2 Cooperation Partnerships in School Education (SCH) – Call 2023

Project Number​

2023­-2-­TR01­-KA220­-SCH-­000170175

Coordinator

Partners (Country)

Start Date

01-01-2024

Duration

24 Months

Aim of the Project

This project aims to improve teachers’ knowledge and skills to meet the psychosocial needs of students affected by natural disasters and to increase their social cohesion. In line with this main objective, the aims of the project are listed as follows:

-To ensure that teachers have knowledge about post-disaster psychosocial support and increase their awareness about the psychological effects that students may experience after natural disasters.

-To help teachers identify students’ psychosocial needs and provide appropriate strategies to meet these needs.

-To help teachers develop empathy for the difficulties students face after natural disasters and enable them to communicate effectively with students.

-Helping teachers to collaborate with students’ families and other relevant stakeholders to create a social support network to address students’ psychosocial needs.

-Identify students who have difficulty returning to normalcy after natural disasters despite classroom activities and refer them to specialized support.

Project Activities

At the end of this project, four main results will be generated:

  1. Curriculum Analysis and Designing the Content
  2. Psychosocial Support Activities
  3. Lesson-Based Psychosocial Support Activity Preparation Guide for Teachers
  4. Dissemination Plan and Dissemination Activities
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