Play2Grow! News

Play2Grow Project Outputs now available

As Play2Grow! comes to an end, the project outputs are now available for consultation and dissemination of the best practice in the musing teaching area. For 2 years, 5 complementary entities active in the music, training and youth field from Portugal (Municipality of Paredes de

Paredes de Coura: Showing how the possibilities of music education are unlimited

The last PLAY2GROW multiplier event was held in Paredes de Coura (Portugal), on December 20. At the same time, an intensive residency by School of Rock Paredes de Coura was taking place, enabling the exchange of experiences and synergies between projects.  Some of the PLAY2GROW

Aosta: A day to celebrate music and the conclusion of the PLAY2GROW project in Italy, organized by SFOM

December 5th was a day dedicated to music, organized by one of PLAY2GROW partners, SFOM – School of Musical Training and Orientation of the Maria Ida Viglino Foundation for Musical Culture in Aosta Valley. Many initiatives and activities took place at Cittadella dei Giovani theater

Tomiño: Play2Grow participants highlight the value of music as a common language for collaboration between different cultures

Representatives of Tomiño City Council, Space Ensemble and Goián Music School  took part in the presentation of Play2Grow’s project results on Saturday November 13 at Goián Auditorium (Tomiño, Spain).   The mayoress of Tomiño, Sandra González, closed the event by thanking “the willingness and good

YOUth Grow Report: What happens when you mix 15 youngsters from 3 different countries? Music!

After the Transnational Meeting 2 in Italy, Paredes de Coura welcomed 15 youngsters from different nationalities in YOUth Grow, an event that aimed to put into practice some of the best practices in the music teaching field mapped and developed by the Play2Grow partners.  During

Transnational Meeting 2 Report – Memories from two remarkable days in Aosta, Italy

Play2Grow partners (Municipality of Paredes de Coura, Municipality of Tomiño, SFOM – Scuola di Formazione e Orientamento Musicale, EOSA and Space Ensemble) visited Aosta and Cogne, in Italy, from September 1 to 2, to participate in the second transnational meeting of this project dedicated to

YOUth Grow – September 6 to 10 at Paredes de Coura

Play2Grow is finally back to presencial meetings with YOUth Grow, an event for youngsters to learn about the development of fundamental skills and values through music. YOUth Grow is an event for youngsters that will take place on September 6 to 10, at CEIA (Center

School of Rock Paredes de Coura will be back in july 18th

  After a long period of absence from face-to-face meetings and events, one of Play2Grow’s case studies, School of Rock Paredes de Coura, will finally be back from July 18th to 23rd, with a lot of new activities and desire to “rock” the village. This

Videos of Tomiño’s Education Week 2021 already available

All videos are available on our YouTube Channel

Online Conference: “Educating through musical emotion: benefits from the neuroscientific perspective”

Access to this online conference is free and it will highlight the importance of music in education

Play2Grow Project awarded as “Inspiring Project” by ERASMUS+ Portuguese National Agencies

This prize gives recognition to the innovative approach of the project, making music a key element for the development of key skills and values among youth community

Train the Trainer event finishes, Play2Grow project continues

The training event, developed online from 16th to 20th of November, has been an opportunity to share different practices under different topics

“Train the Trainers” Event: Online from 16th to 20th of November

The training event, addressed to youth workers, will be developed online during 5 days, between 16th and 20th of November, and twelve best practices in different music-related areas will be explained.

Play2Grow keeps on the move despite COVID-19

Play2Grow project continues its progress in the development of innovative training resources based on music so that youth workers and trainers can improve the provision of key skills and values in their respective classrooms and music schools.

Play2Grow starts it path!

Last 18th and 19th of December 2019, the Kick-off Meeting of the ERASMUS + project “Play2Grow!” took place in the Portuguese Municipality of Paredes de Coura. It was a very productive meeting on which the 5 entities represented in the project had the occasion to get to know each other and share their insights of the project in order to start developing its main activities. Partners also had the opportunity to visit the Rock School short term residence that was taking place that week and had the occasion to know first-hand the main aspects of this interesting initiative with youngsters, which has indeed been the seed for the Play2Grow project. Project partners will start now collecting good practices within their respective countries and in other EU countries, which will be the base for the development of the first Output of the project, which will consists of a Methodology and Training Curricula for the provision and acquisition of key skills through music. Thus, all the good practices identified will be collected for their discussion during the next meeting of the project, which will be celebrated in the Italian city of Aosta in the month of May 2020.