Press release – DIYPES Project Final International Partner Meeting Tirana, Albania, December 5th – 7th, 2018

DIYPES (Do it yourself! A participative approach to increase participation and engagement of high school students in physical education and sport classes) project was awarded by the European Commission under Erasmus+ Sport programme. The two-year project started on the 1st of January 2017 and brings together six partners from Romania, Italy, Slovakia, Albania, Denmark and Malta. DIYPES project proposes a participative approach to physical education classes’ development and employment, focused

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Video – St Edward’s College – Malta – During intervention observation

Special thanks to the collaboration of St Edward’s College Malta, DIYPES project was implemented in the school. The video captured a PE lesson conducted by Mr. Paul Ferrante, applying the intervention for the project implementation. The intervention was giving house points to students giving efforts into PE lessons.  


The European Week of Sport (EWoS), celebrated each year in the last week of September, aims at raising awareness regarding the importance of being active for a healthy and happy life. The DIYPES project aims at exploring innovative, participatory methods for engaging high-school students in the physical education and sport classes. DIYPES was recently presented by Petru Sandu (University Babes-Bolyai, Romania) and our colleagues Adriana Valente, Valentina Tudisca nad Claudia

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DIYPES Project – Malta Work Meeting 2

DIYPES Project – Malta Work Meeting 2 Between the 19th and 21st of June 2018, FOPSIM hosted all partners of DIYPES project at Kirkop Sports Complex, Malta for the project Work Meeting 2. During these 3 days, delegates from all partner countries including representative students and teachers actively participated in plenary sessions and PES demonstrations. A beach volleyball tournament was also conducted with the participation of all the partner countries at Golden

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Co-Create! – Co-creation of curricula, tools and educational scenarios for building soft competences for personal development and employability Science Centre AHHAA in Tartu, Estonia, 17-19 September 2018 The conference “Co-Create!” aims at presenting case studies, experiences and theoretical reflections related to the need of adopting participatory processes engaging schools, scientists and other societal actors as co-producers of curricula and educational scenarios. The conference is built around the organizers’ experiences within Erasmus Plus

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DIYPES Preparations

The Diypes project is making preparations for the intervention in three schools in each of the five countries partners in this project: Italy, Romania, Albania, Slovakia and Malta. The goal of the intervention is increasing students’ participation and engagement in physical education and sport classes. Therefore, instruments and methodology for intervention have been developed and the assessment of students’ needs and preferences and school resources is now under way .

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1st Meeting of the DIYPES

In the timeframe December 11-12, 2017, the Work Meeting 1 of the DIYPES project took place at the Institute of Researches on Population and Social Policies – The National Research Council, Rome, Italy. Representatives from each of the 6 project partner countries (Albania, Denmark, Italy, Malta, Romania and Slovakia) discussed the progress achieved at the middle of the implementation period (in regards to the first results of the curriculum analysis

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