Partner Detail

Name of Organisation Sport and Thought, Football as Therapy
Type of organisation Applicant
Role Sport and Thought programmes blend psychodynamic thinking with football training to help our young people, especially at-risk students and from disadvantaged backgrounds, complete their education and develop self-awareness, control, emotional containment, positive communication, confidence and self-belief
Country UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person Name : Emiliano Crotti
Address : Caxton house, broad Street, cambourne, Cambridge
Telephone : +393335820654
Fax :
Email : emiliano.crotti@gmail.com
Website : http://www.sportandthought.com/

PROJECT INFORMATION

Title Sport& Thought for Young European Students (S&T4YES)
Topics Promote education in and through sport with special focus on skills development

Summary The project aims at sharing/transferring to other partners “S&T approach” in promoting education in and through sport. The project has taken the traditional therapeutic consulting room and placed it on a football pitch, sport is used to begin to understand our internal psychological difficulties through playing.
Partners already involved The project currently runs in London, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland in cooperation with local sport clubs, schools, not-for profit organisations active in the fields of education and sport.
1) Respect Project, Newry (Northern Ireland)

PARTNER REQUIRED

Countrys
Type of organisation Full Partner
Partners Role Adapt and implement “S&T methodology” in its organisation/Country; Participate to transnational project meetings; Share experiences and best practices; Develop local network with schools, local authorities, sport clubs, youth associations and sport related organizations for encouraging sport in/through education.
Expertise required Priority will be given to partners that can provide 1) evidence of experiences directly relevant to the project (sport and education); 2) information on sustainability and interest for implementing “S&T methodology” at local level; 3) capable to involve local stakeholders: schools, local authorities, sport clubs, etc.