EurAfrican alliance for women’s education

Fondazione Aurora collaborates with the Communità di Sant’Egidio to perform a Higher Education Course in Health Promotion in Malawi and Mozambique. The Università for Foreigners “Dante Alighieri” of Reggio Calabria is partner of this initiative.

Target Group: 20 women, from 18 to 35 years old, holding a secondary school diploma.

Mode: Italian University professors recorded their undergraduate lectures that will be translated and subtitled in English and Portuguese and then placed on an e-learning platform. The 634-hour course consists of teaching, workshops, conferences and internships. The course ends with final exams and the diploma ceremony which will take place in Italy.

Contents: ethical and methodological aspects related to health assistance; fundamental human rights; demographic projections; globalization; promotion of children’s rights and health; psychology of development and education.


Objectives

Provide African social workers and African students with a university degree; improve the academic capabilities of  African staff so to improve their job opportunities both in local institutions and in international organizations.

Promote the work placement of course participants and young diaspora members.

Foster the professional growth and emancipation of the women participating in the course.


Activities

Fondazione Aurora contributes to the implementation of the course and support its organization in order to make the training activities effective and to respond to the requests of the interlocutors on the spot.

In particular, the Foundation is committed create job possibilities for young diaspora people to translate lessons and the editing of subtitles in English and Portuguese.


Partners