• Info

    Title T-learning to Improve Professional Skills for intercultural dialogue

    Acronym TIPS

    Framework LifeLong Learning Programme – Leonardo da Vinci

    Project Number 134119/LLP/2007/IT/LMP

    Start – End Date 01/11/2007 – 31/10/2009

    Duration 24 months

    Instrument / Type Development of Innovation

    Funding Agency EU-EACEA

    Total Project Funding 388.415,25 € (Funding Rate 75%)

    Project Homepage (inactive link)

    Status Completed


The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have declared 2008 as the “European Year of Intercultural Dialogue”. In this framework cultural mediators play a key role in the social integration process of immigrants.

TIPS project has realized an innovative training course based on T-learning methodology and by merging TV-learning, E-learning and M-learning. The training course has been addressed to people who were interested in working in the exciting new field of cultural mediation by providing practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

Project Outcomes

The main products of the project are :

  • Comparative research conducted in five European countries focusing on cultural mediators’ training needs.
  • The TV-learning platform, the M-learning platform and the E-learning platform.
  • Different Learning Objects produced and tailored for each platform.


Dissemination Material





HOU contact

Konstantina Polymeropoulou


Tel.: +30 2610 367713
Fax: +30 2610 367738

278 Patron Claus Str., 26335, Patras, Greece


Social Work
Social Dialogue
Cultural Mediation
ICT in Education
Lifelong Learning
Open and Distance Learning