This MOOC is one of the major deliverables of the FIRE (Football Including REfugees) project, in which Albrecht Sonntag, professor at ESSCA School of management in Angers is deeply involved.
Many volunteers in clubs and associations all across Europe have already launched small projects and initiatives to help refugees, migrants and asylum-seekers integrating through football clubs. Many other would like to, but are unsure how to go about it
The FIRE Mooc aims to understand all the steps involved in setting up a project to include refugees through football. It is free, online and interactive.
Who is it for ?
The FIRE Mooc is open to all but particularly to:
- Volunteers and members of football clubs in Europe, wishing to set up a project on including refugees in their own club.
- Volunteers and members of football club in Europe wishing to share their own experience
- Volunteers and members of football clubs in Europe seeking for information
The idea of this MOOC had been initiated during the workshop in Nantes co-organized by Alliance Europa and the think-tank Sport & Citizenship in October 2017, whose objectives were to reflect and analyze the role of sport in the reception and integration of migrant and refugee populations at a local level in Europe.