Mayor, José Chulvi, and the Councilor for Education and Equality, Montse Villaverde, today received the students of the IES La Mar from Xàbia and other young people from centers in Italy and Portugal that participate in the Erasmus Europe 'R' Us project, Everybody In.
The students have been accompanied by their teachers, including the director of the IES, Ángela Boronat, and the Erasmus coordinator, Lorena Hernández, who has detailed the work carried out within this project that revolves around women and equality and inclusion policies. .
The teacher has recalled the beginnings of this Erasmus, marked by the pandemic, with online work and various activities and workshops on feminism until the final mobility to favor the cultural and language exchange of the students. Those from Xàbia traveled to the area of Coimbra (Portugal) and Sardinia (Italy), welcomed in the houses of the colleagues of those who are now hosts during the week they enjoy in Xàbia. A few days in which they have been able to learn about the local history, the typical gastronomy, its landscapes and even the popular festivals.
Both the Councilor for Education and the mayor welcomed the students and highlighted the importance of this type of educational project which, in addition to improving language skills, enriches culture and addresses such priority issues as real equality between women and men.