Let's Get to Know Denmark and Finland

Nordplus / Nordic Languages

Let's Get to Know Denmark and Finland

Project No.: NPLA-2023/10040

Project duration: 2023/08/01-2025/07/31

The project partnership will develop an online educational platform promoting Danish and Finnish languages and cultures, seeking to improve mutual comprehension of the Nordic languages and cultures among Lithuanian, Danish and Finnish youth, as well as to stimulate their sustainable thinking through raising awareness on cohesion and coherence of Nordic region nations.

The project seeks to:

  • Promote Danish, Finnish and Nordic region minority languages and cultures, interest in them;
  • Strengthen Danish, Finnish and Lithuanian young people’s sustainable thinking and cooperation;
  • Provide youth and educational institutions with a digital tool for distance self-directed learning;
  • Encourage mutual Nordic-Baltic linguistic and cultural understanding.

The project’s main outcome will be the online educational platform for promoting Danish and Finnish languages and cultures.

Activities and results:

  • Create an online educational platform promoting languages and cultures of Denmark and Finland;
  • Pilot the platform with the help of youth in Lithuania, collect feedback;
  • Organise regular online meetings between the project partners to ensure the smooth progress of the project;
  • Organise two online workshops for Lithuanian and Danish, and Lithuanian and Finnish young people to promote interculturality and motivation to learn Nordic languages, as well as to stimulate sustainable thinking through collection and dissemination of Stories on Nordic Region national minorities and their languages;
  • Organise a workshop in Denmark for project participants from partner countries to finalize the content of the platform as well as to showcase the collected Stories;
  • Promote the platform through social media and encourage people from Nordic-Baltic region to use it as a self-directed learning tool;
  • Organise the final international conference in Lithuania.

Partners

  • Soros International House, Lithuania
  • BrainLog, Denmark
  • Anmiro Oy, Finland

PROJECT NEWS:

On 2 February 2024, the project partners met online

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On 11 January 2024, the project presented as a good practice to potential applicants for the Nordplus Programme call

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On 27-28 September 2023, the Kick-off meeting took place in Helsinki

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On 15 August 2023, the introductory partner meeting took place online

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