Meet the partner entities of the MI.MOMO project These partnerships allow this project to reach more schools, more teachers and more students. All entities that collaborate in the MI.MOMO are equally important for the promotion of the same and growth of the project in future editions.
Ria Formosa Training Centre
CFAE – the Ria Formosa Training Centre is a public body that functions as part of the João de Deus Secondary School, and its main objective is to coordinate, draw up and implement annual or multiannual plans for the training of teaching and non-teaching staff based on the training needs identified in the associated schools. It will be a partner of the MI.MOMO.FARO project in administering and accrediting the training courses that are specifically for teachers.
Algarve Regional Directorate of Culture
The DRCAlg is a peripheral service of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in the field of culture; it is regional in scope, with its activities limited to the Algarve region. With the aim of contributing to the development and cultural affirmation of the Algarve, it organizes a range of activities and strengthens contact and partnerships with a number of regional bodies and projects, thus pursuing the major objectives of the government’s cultural policies, adapted to the local context. It is a partner of the MI.MOMO.FARO project, thereby boosting support for this project, which it is hoped could take on a regional dimension among organisations and the community in the Algarve.
Europeana Education is one of the communities and services of Europeana that aims to bring knowledge of cultural heritage, which plays a crucial role in education, to all fields of education, so that these can experience the digital potential of cultural heritage and build new skills. Through its digital collections, which offer multiple perspectives on the historical, scientific and cultural development of Europe, Europeana Education provides a series of resources designed to enrich and inspire learning. The MI.MOMO.FARO project will bear the seal of Europeana Education, which will provide support through publicity on the platforms of its network and through specific searches in its collections on the cultural heritage of the municipality.
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Starting from the initiative of the Instituto Lusíada de Cultura-ILC, O Museu Zero is a non-profit association founded in 1982 and declared of public utility in 1991, it is suggested the creation of a Museum dedicated to digital arts, rehabilitating a significant part of the premises of the Agricultural Cooperative in Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo, in a well known rural area of transition between the barrocal and the Algarve hills.
The great challenge, and the bet, starts exactly from the context where this intervention will be made, (abandoned industrial facilities, in a territory still mainly agricultural, in the process of desertification, but where extraordinary aspects and values of the Algarve ethnography, culture and heritage remain alive) and from the ambition of transforming it into a centre dedicated to artistic production that will project the Algarve and Portugal internationally.
The National Arts Plan
The National Arts Plan, under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Culture, its mission is to promote social transformation through the mobilization of the educational power of the arts and heritage in citizens' lives: for everyone and with each one. Using several partners, plans, networks and programs, provides for a commitment with people and organizations over a decade [2019-2029]. It assumes itself as a partner of the MI.MOMO.FARO Project in the support technical and pedagogical, enhancing the integration of this project in the Projects Cultural Schools, along with the PNA Schools, as well as in the dynamization of the even with other schools and entities.
More information at: https://www.pna.gov.pt/