|Project title||MAGIC SCEPTRE – About the Rights of the Child for Children and Adults|
|Thematic area||Youth and children issues|
|Name of the organization||Grove Workshop Foundation|
|Postal address||1122 Budapest, Kissvábhegyi út 4-6.|
|Phone||+36 1 3550636|
|Project manager||Horgas Judit|
|Project timeframe||March 2nd, 2015 - January 30th, 2016|
|Amount of support||12,893 €|
The objective of the project was to draw the attention of parents, artists, authors to the rights of children and also to activate endangered, disadvantaged children and their pedagogies in a creative way.
A creative competition for children was launched in the topic of Children’s Rights. 50 entries were received, that were exhibited in the Office of Fundamental Rights. The exhibition opening was hold in the ceremonial hall of the Fundamental Rights Office, and the ombudsman for fundamental rights also participated.
The project promoter prepared an online questionnaire with the cooperation of UNICEF about the knowledge of children’s rights. Altogether, 782 children, parents and pedagogies answered.
A creative contest was launched for poets, authors and professionals working with children.179 entries were judged and the winning ones were published in the “Dragonfly” quarterly magazine.
“Magic scepter” named workshops were elaborated, and held in two rounds. In the first round 5 workshops were implemented on the countryside. Considering the experience and feedbacks of these workshops, the structure of the workshops was corrected and finalized; then in the second round 20 workshops were hold. Number of participants varied between 14 and 50, participants were children, parents, pedagogies, civils, colleagues of local governments and volunteers. Local media coverage was organized in every case.
The magazine also contains a collection of lesson plans, exercises which were sent by teachers who participated in workshops. The 130 received lesson plans and exercises were checked by the professionals of UNICEF, then the project promoter edited, lectured and published them.