During the current Covid-19 crisis many schools, institutions and workplaces are working remotely. All GEM activities involving face-to-face interactions (such as training for parents, teachers) is suspended, however some limited training is available online via Fondazione Mondiale Digitale in Italy. Over the coming months the GEM project will explore different ways of working with target groups to progress key aims of the project. Watch this space for further updates, and follow us on our social media platforms

Please be aware that the project partners can organise events in Ireland, Spain, Italy , The Netherlands and Greece. Do you want to host a seminar or training events for parents and teachers at your school? Please contact

Please find a list of the GEM events below. In case you are an educator, student or parent that wants to participate in any of the events, please be in touch with the organiser directly.

1. GEM Consortium Kick-off Meeting

GEM Consortium Kick-off meeting in Dublin on the 20th and 21th of September in 2018.

2. Diversities: Interpretations in the Context of SPHE

An SPHE Network Conference

10th of November, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland.

Please visit for more information about SPHE.

3. First Consortium meeting at University of Murcia on 21st and 22nd March.

4. Conference Presentation at ESAI at St. Angela’s College and Radisson Blu Hotel, Sligo on 11 – 13 April 2019

Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Conference 2019

‘Education in Times of Change, Choice and Challenge’

5. World Anti Bullying Forum. Dublin June 4th – 6th 2019

Friends are very proud and excited that the second World Anti-Bullying Forum will take place in Dublin, Ireland, on June 4-6th 2019. The aim of this unique international and multidisciplinary forum is to broaden our understanding of bullying, build the bridge between disciplines stronger, and spread knowledge to practitioners, researchers and decision-makers around the world. We want to create more effective approaches to tackling bullying and allow every child and young person the right to grow up without being bullied, ostracized or discriminated against. Friends are particularly happy that WABF2019 is arranged together with the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Center at the Dublin City University as well as with the International Bullying Prevention Association.

6. WeZum Online Conference Against Bullying and Cyberbullying. June 21st 2019


WeZum, the international youth observatory of the pontifical Scholas Occurrentes foundation, in collaboration with Time4Child, organised the first online conference against bullying and cyberbullying. It is titled #StopCyberbullyingDay – 24h Scholas Talks. The FMD was a partner in the event and presented the GEM project. Key actors in this 24 hours virtual online conference were Microsoft, Google, IBM, The Cybersmile Foundation, No Bully, Think Equal, Safer Internet Day and many more…

7. Second Consortium meeting at KMOP in Athens September 5-6, 2019.

8. LifeLong Learning Week in Brussels from December 2nd – 6th

The Lifelong Learning Platform is an umbrella that gathers 42 European organisations active in the field of education, training and youth. Currently these networks represent more than 50 000 educational institutions and associations covering all sectors of formal, non-formal and informal learning. Their members reach out to several millions of beneficiaries.


ESHA will participate in the LifeLong Learning Week that is held in Brussels from December 2nd – 6th. Please find the program for the entire event here: We are particularly content that as a partner in LLL we have been given the opportunity to highlight the GEM programme on the LLL Platform on December 6th: Inclusion in Schools: from policy to practice

9. Teachers training in Rome, Italy

December 7th Fondazione Mondo Digitale organised the first GEM teachers training involving secondary school teachers and educators. 8 hours of intense work with schools selected across Italy willing to counter gender stereotypes and gender based bullying starting from the school context.

10. School Heads Training in Lisbon, Portugal

On February 15th 2020 ESHA organised an all-day event during which heads of ESHA member organisations were presented the GEM project in detail. The event also included a workshop about the lesson materials in particular.

11. Third Consortium meeting at FMD in Rome, 20th and 21st of February 2020

12. Online Open Event by Fondazione Mondo Digitale, April 29th – May 21st 2020

11. #STEMintheCity

From June 21st 2020 FMD is once again participating in #STEMintheCity, the initiative promoted by the Milan Council in collaboration with important public and private organisations and the support of the United Nations, to promote STEM subjects and overcome cultural stereotypes keeping young women out of scientific and technological fields.


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, STEMintheCity has been transformed into a completely digital, open and inclusive, project that will accompany us to the 2021 edition.


A rich platform of events, educational webinars, news, testimonials and articles will stimulate young men and women to improve their digital skills and undertake STEM studies and careers, overcoming gender stereotypes. Among them, the training path related to discrimination, bullying and gender bsed violence. 11 video lessons developed by experts for Project GEM – Gender Equality Matters, funded by the EU REC Programme.