“CORES: Charter of Common Refugee Strategies” (2018-1-TR01-KA204-059635) is a Erasmus+ Adult Education Strategic Partnerships Project aims to help newly arrived refugees and the professionals working with them funded by Erasmus+ Program of European Union between 2018-2021.

CORES addresses refugees’ issues by working with adult education providers in different program countries to ease the burden of refugees’ crises left on governments in EU; to contribute the newly arrived and host society mutual acceptance. 

CORES, firstly, will examine social harmony within the Programme countries, and develop a Charter of Common Refugee Strategies at the European Union level, which takes into account local dynamics and values for each partner country.

CORES will be beneficial to three groups of people:

  • Professionals: adult education providers, trainers, policy makers, politicians and specialists.
  • Adult Refugees: newly-arrived people to the host country.
  • Authorities: local authorities, municipalities, NGOs, institutions working with refugees.

Following groups will be the stakeholders:

  • All other adult refugees
  • Volunteer adult education providers
  • Communities working with refugees
  • Public bodies and policy makers

In this project 6 countries- Turkey (Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Hacettepe University), Bulgaria (KU TU), Spain (IFESCOOP), Italy (EGInA), Czech Republic (REINTEGRA) and Greece (AKETH) are partners to realize the following projects aims;

  • (1) to prepare an analysis report (needs and situation analysis) in order to inform local and national authorities, adult education providers regarding the holistic needs of refugees, 
  • (2) to inform the newly arrived about the rights of citizenship and the possibilities of acquiring citizenship,
  • (3) to support them about the problem of housing, 
  • (4) to inform and guide them about the right of access to the health services,
  • (5) to inform them about the right and possibilities of basic education,
  • (6) to support them in finding jobs and help them to integrate the labor market, and finally,
  • (7) to support the quick and better social harmony to newly arrived country and society,
  • (8) to create an online learning platform in order to make use of specific aims mentioned above for authorities, adult education providers, refugees. 

The project is funded under the Erasmus+ programme KA2 – Strategic Partnership in the field of Adult Education for the period 2018-2021.