Second Chance School Chambéry - France
I think that the quality of a Society largely depends on the significance that is given to the destiny of our Youth. Our E2C (SCS) Network contributes to opening such a space that allows young people with sad and difficult circumstances to grow up and accomplish themselves as adults.
Professionally I teach Economics and Politics.
In 2011, I have been one of the founder members of E2C Savoie, as deputy major of Chambéry and president of the “Mission locale Jeunes”.
I am also involved in neighborhood associations. Together with the Inhabitants we daily try to find solutions in “underprivileged neighborhoods”. Solutions for young people are there a priority, for them, for their families, for the neighborhood.
Our European Network has a vocation to open eyes and minds in our Societies. We know how cruel History can be. And from this experience we can understand how worth it could become in our times. Nobody to us is superfluous or insignificant. As largely we will be able to share this conviction on our Territories, gathering for that wide professional and personal experiences, in so far the Youth will be welcomed by adult regards. For the safety and the well-being of all of us.
City of Norrköping - Sweden
Here soon will be a picture of Kikki Liljeblad and a short article about her person.
Sofie Seidenfaden- Treasurer of E2C Europe
City of Copenhagen - Denmark
Copenhagen has held the post as Treasurer for a decade, and I want to con-tinue the budgetary work in the Association along the lines which has been succeeded by my predecessors. As Treasurer of E2C Europe I will be sup-ported by Mr Tue Wethje, Financial Manager of Copenhagen Youth School. For several years now, Tue Wethje successfully has assisted the Treasurer in balancing the Associations revenues and expenditures as well as keeping the books correctly and transparently according to national and European standards.
I am member of Copenhagen City Council in the period 2018-2021 and ap-pointed to the Children and Youth Committee. In the present election period I am chairing the Board of Copenhagen Youth School.
I graduated from the University of Copenhagen with a Master's degree in sociology. In my professional life I work as a consultant in a national organ-isation of university colleges in Denmark. So, in a broader sense, I am oc-cupied with education which I hope E2C Europe might benefit of.
Reinhold Schiffers – Weiterbildungskolleg Linker Niederrhein – Dept. Mönchengladbach - Germany
I'm working from 1985 to 2016 as headmaster in second chance education. In my school - Weiterbildungskolleg Mönchengladbach - we try to make a difference for disadvantaged youngsters. Though we are a well respected institution in our city. To spread our experience and encourage others to share best practice we are engaged in E2C Network. It was great for me and my school to be part of a regional movement to change the traditional lecturing in schools into cooperative teaching and learning. Based on that I offer for about 15 years training in cooperative learning around Europe. In addition to that pedagogical part of my profession, I can share 30 years of experience as member of a national trade union board, dedicated to teacher training, and 40 years of experience in local policy, even 6 years as district mayor and nowadays as member of city council.
ANTÓNIO CORREIA PINTO, City of Matosinhos – Portugal
Councillor for Education at Matosinhos City Council, since 2005.
Responsible for promoting and supporting activities in the areas of Education and Training, as well as managing the school facilities equipment.
From these competences stands out the leadership of the pilot project of decentralization of competencies from the central administration to the Municipality on education field, the coordination of the municipality partnership with the Second Chance School of Matosinhos, and the involvement in negotiations for the creation of a national and integrated response to second-chance schools in Portugal.
Member of the Board of European association of E2C.
Teacher of the 2nd cycle of basic education and School director.
Founding member of FAVO (Economic Housing Cooperative of S. Mamede de Infesta), the Cultural Association of the Chapel of S. Félix de Picoutos - S. Mamede de Infesta, the Direction of the Houses of Custodies, the AMAS (Mamedense Association of Support Social), and once director of the gymnastics section of Boavista Futebol Clube.
Has great participation in civic issues and in education, defining municipal strategies and adequate responses for children and youngsters’ needs