LdV - PLM- Art, cultural heritage and social care

Duration of the project

3 months from April 2010 to July 2010

Number of participants

Six graduates in cultural heritage, tourism marketing and social service

Programme Framework

Lifelong Learning

Sub programme

Leonardo da VInci - Mobility -Placement

Reference number



Municipality of Veria (Greece)

Local Partner

Museums - Cooperatives for sustainable tourism - Tourism marketing studies - Observers on tourism.


Language course   The course  consisted in an intensive 2 weeks course, of 32 hours (3 hours of lessons per day from Monday to Friday). The course has been structured as follows: Frontal intensive lessons (24 hours), with a mother tongue teacher specialised in teaching Italian to foreigners. The Beneficiaries have the opportunity to be introduced to the main grammatical rules, vocabulary, and to the main situations of a common and everyday life conversation, with particular regards to all the necessary vocabulary related to the professional field where they were going to carry out their internships.

Caltural course  The course of 15 hours was organized by Send in cooperation with “Eco Viaggi e cultura” a company specialized in cultural and touristic tour in Palermo and Sicily. The group had 2 different touristic tours, the first one it was a touristic tour around Palermo and the second one a tour In Selinunte archeological area and Mazzara del Vallo, a small village close to Palermo with a significant monuments.

Training activities: The Beneficiaries started the working practice the day after their arrival. The period of their internships 14 weeks - 40 hours per week