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myPart Workshops for Civic Education

A curriculum for a series of five workshops on civic education will be developed. It focuses on the needs of people with intellectual disabilities regarding their political and public participation, the target groups are people with intellectual disabilities and trainers working with people with intellectual disabilities. The workshops aim at gaining more or new citizenship competencies. The topics of the workshops are: Civil Rights, Basics of Democracy, European Values, Choice and Decision-making Processes, Political Participation: Having a voice.

For modules 2 (What is democracy?), 3 (European values) and 4 (Choice and decision-making processes) we also provide PowerPoints here:

myPart Handbook (easy-to-read)

The handbook is the practical tool for the workshops and will be written in easy to read and understand language so that people with intellectual disabilities have practical material for the workshops at hand. This tool can be used during the workshops as a training handbook but also for deepening the contents individually. It will also contain a toolkit related to (self-) advocacy.

myPart Videoclips

The videos cover topics from the workshops. You can learn more about these topics through the films. And you can discuss them. The films contribute to that all people understand better what political participation means.

The Carpentry Workshop

Film on Module 1: Human and Civil Rights.
The film deals with the topic “the right to work”.

Dance Club

Film on Module 2: What is democracy?
The film deals with the topic of minority rights from the thematic area “6 principles of democracy”.

The Job Interview

The film belongs to Module 3 and deals with the topic of discrimination.

The Coffee Shop

The film on Module 4 (Choices and Decision-Making) deals with the topic “Right to Decide”.

On the Exhibition

This film belongs to Module 5 with the topic Political Participation, Having a Voice, which is about the fact that one can have a voice in society even without speaking.

myPart Policy Recommendations

In this output, information and recommendations about civic participation of people with intellectual disabilities on regional, national and European levels are collected. It gives practical advice on an accessible environment promoting the civic and political participation of people with intellectual disabilities. This output is addressed to public bodies, policy makers, public and community authorities, and politicians.

All works are licensed under a
» Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

This means:
You can use all the brochure and films and
use the materials contained therein.
You can adapt it for your own purposes.
You must give credit to the source: the myPart project.
You may not sell the brochures and films and the materials they contain.