EARS – Educational Agreement as a Response to School-dropout

EARS – Educational Agreement as a Response to School-dropout
Project number: 2021-1-IT02-KA220-SCH-000032619
Implementation period: 01.12.2021 – 30.11.2024
Assistance program: Erasmus+

Project description

Overall objective of the project EARS is to produce a set of procedures that can be actionable at the single school level. A structured interaction with the full range of actors usually involved in school-dispersion issues, in each specific administrative context (i.e. the local health authorities, local councils, social cooperatives and volunteer associations, labour-market operators, mutual assistance entities, community police, NGOs, etc. according to the context) and throughout each partner’s territory will allow us to develop deeply integrated procedures to support the young people with significant school-dispersion risks, also considering those associated with the pandemic.

Target group:

  • Students, High-risk dropout students (y-o 15-21) and their families
  • Younger students (y-0 11-14)
  • Teachers and administrative staff in schools
  • Local decision-makers and authorities in the field of education
  • Local decision-makers in the field of work and development
  • Local communities of entrepreneurs, SMEs owners
  • Local communities of STEM teachers and digital professionals
  • Social services, other authorities involved in school dispersion
  • EU and national decision-makers

Project results:

  • R1: EARS Standardized 4-Countries Anti-Dropout Protocol
  • R2: EARS Guidance Tool
  • R3: EARS Impact Research
  • R4: Scheme of training for Teachers and Admin Staff
  • R5: Pilot Anti-dropout Program 1-Y
  • R6: Experimental Micro-pilot for Younger TG: Anti-dropout Preventio


Fondazione San Giuseppe CFP C.E.S.T.A – Copparo, Italy (coordinator)

World University Services of the Mediterranean-Wusmed – Banyoles, Spain

Social, Innovative, Sustainable and Educational Research Association in Greece – Platykampos Larisa, Greece

Open Up, Greek Scientific Association of Innovation – Larisa, Greece

Gemeente’s-Hertogenbosch – ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Tirantes – ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Asociatia Edulifelong – Targu Jiu, Romania

Danmar Computers – Rzeszów, Poland

Istituto Comprensivo di Copparo – Copparo, Italy

Project website: https://www.erasmusears.net/home

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.