Learn and Play project is targeting a common problem within the educational systems in all European countries: the reding literacy barrier in early childhood education. The lack of reading skills for primary schools students is directly linked with the dropout rates among children with special needs and minorities but is also vital for the overall attainment in school in next educational levels. The project is transnational initiative that will be implemented in Bulgaria, Ireland, Spain and Turkey by organisations with significant experience in teachers training, family trainings, methodology development and educational research. Their joint efforts will develop innovative methodology for extensive language learning, based on gamification of learning content with variety of interactive resources and visualized on a platform, where all project target groups are actively involved - students, teachers and parents.
The project is co-funded by Erasmus+ program of the European union, contract number 2019-1-BG01-KA201-062561.
The project will equip teachers with innovative methodology and interactive resources for language teaching and learning and provide them with wide range of teaching ideas and pedagogical instruments and to straighten their professional development. The project will also equip parents of primary students with mother language different than the official language of the educational system in each country with practical tools to support their kids at the very beginning of the educational journey. LPP will better partnerships among the participating organisations, international perspective and potential for further cooperation. However, the expected project impact is beyond national borders of the applicant countries.