Day Learning Service to the CCCB

Day Learning Service to the CCCB

On Friday January 20 was held at the 6th meeting CCCB exchange experiences Aprenenetatge Service.

The day began with workshops on various topics about service learning, educational methodology Fundació Els Tres Turons has been implementing its services and programs. Then there was a round table with the participation of various members of the administration, which they define their role as facilitators for the deployment of APS. Then there was a conference of the philosopher Josep Maria Esquirol about education and the community.

Finally, there was an analysis of different experiences Learning Service with the idea to evaluate them and improve the experiences of areas as diverse as heritage conservation, elderly and new technologies.

The organizers gave participants the option to submit a poster explaining experiences ApS exhibited in the hall. The foundation presented a poster on the application of the methodology Learning Service psychosocial rehabilitation services in mental health.

Before the break, the organizers asked the stage presence of the finalists and winners in the 2016 edition of the awards ApS state to take a picture. Service Youth Foundation was a finalist with #ProjecteCanSoler.

The conference was attended by more than 400 registered and 60 posters presented.

The #ProjecteCanSoler finalist in the IX Encuentro Estatal de Aprendizaje Servicio

The #ProjecteCanSoler finalist in the IX Encuentro Estatal de Aprendizaje Servicio

On November 18 was held at the Universidad Laboral de Gijón IX Encuentro National Apprenticeship Service. In the framework of this meeting took place the ceremony of the first edition of the Premios Apprenticeship Service (APS) and conducted a series of conferences and training workshops where they share different experiences awards.

Service Youth Foundation was present at the conference with #ProjecteCanSoler, who was one of 14 finalists chosen from more than 170 submitted. During the awards ceremony, highlighted by organizing the large number of projects submitted this year for quality.

In an auditorium with seating fulfilled, opened the event with a video-conference where Federico Mayor Zaragoza, humanist and Deputy Director-General of UNESCO between 1978 and 1981, in which he emphasized the APS as a motor social change that contributes to form free and responsible citizens. Then they handed the prizes to the winning projects and finalists statements. The #ProjecteCanSoler received mention in the promotion of an inclusive society that workers collect Foundation present at the ceremony, Joan and John Blas Gubern.

Then took part representatives of the Red Spanish Learning Service, including Roser Batlle, who defended the idea that the main reason to implement the APS is that it really works because it improves academic performance and coexistence in the classroom, combining educational success and social commitment, therefore, is a true service learning in the tide every day they are adding more schools and organizations.
He closed the blog morning Jaume Funes, in a conference that addressed issues such as education, knowledge or school and society and defines the APS as a powerful learning tool, it also strengthens the commitment social students.

In the afternoon several workshops were held where some schools and organizations presented their winning projects. Before an audience very interested and participative from Fundació Els Tres Turons was shared task that is from the Youth Service in relation to the promotion of community mental health. Detailing specific experience of #ProjecteCanSoler, there were several ideas and concepts which were discussed with the other participants, such as playing the role of experts in youth activities with children, empowerment and strengthening this means that respect the processes of psychosocial rehabilitation of young people, the community service is performed to recover a degraded natural environment or the fight against the stigma related to mental illness prevention and educational work that is done with schools.

Finally, the professionals of the Foundation wanted to defend the effectiveness of the methodology of the Learning Services and the ability to play the application of this model by other services or organizations.
Joan and John Blas Gubern indicate that “participation in the conference in Gijon was a very enriching experience, we know first hand the projects that are being developed around the country in many different fields, in addition to share our own experience in the application of Service Learning Servei de Joves Fundació Els Tres Turons. ”

Pictures of the event

Information of interest

Winning projects:


Video of the event:

Verdicts of the jury:  Premios-ApS-2016-GANADORES.pdf (228 downloads)

The Project Can Be Used To:  Projecte-Can-Soler.-Fundació-Els-Tres-Turons.pdf (277 downloads)


We have been in the “5th Congress of the Third Sector” with Service Learning

We have been in the “5th Congress of the Third Sector” with Service Learning

The week of June 14 to 17 held the “Fifth Congress of the Third Sector.” The Foundation participated presenting the application of the methodology Learning Service, supported the proposed rehabilitation services. The presentation was made at the Agora of experiences and visits to institutions where delegates learned about the project that the Foundation is developing environments farmhouse Can Soler.

Service Learning is a methodological approach that combines educational processes of learning and community service in the form of a single articulated project in which participants form (acquiring skills, knowledge and values) while the singly work on real needs of the environment.

The results support the effectiveness of this method when working the recovery process of people attended, given that the two factors, learning and community service, are mutually reinforcing: the more real and meaningful the task is more involvement and motivation are the part of the participants.

The Foundation has been implementing this model most activities of rehabilitation services: these projects and collaborations are displayed on a map of the district from the project include the farmhouse of Can Soler, improvement and maintenance work in schools the participation of the activity of hair and makeup at parties or children during the filming of a short film with neighbors, health promotion activities with children, building planters for urban gardens.


Visiting organization consisted of a tour of the surroundings of the farmhouse of Can Soler, space where the Foundation has launched a project for rehabilitation of the space, this project is a good example of service learning, as s’ has regained a natural community of high environmental value that was in a state of deterioration and neglect. This task involves the recovery of old abandoned olive groves, ancient buildings and walls Cleaning, cleaning roads and the forest area, there is a large volume of extracted waste.

Another aspect of the space, is the participation of several agents that collaborate with the Foundation School of Floral Art of Catalonia, Parks and Gardens and the Collserola Park. In addition, a few years ago made through activated school population activities people attended experts play a role in guiding children performing different tasks, these activities reinforce self-esteem and confidence of participants, thus reinforcing the rehabilitation process.

Furthermore, these actions are intended to prevent the appearance of bias and stigma regarding mental illness children.

The visit consisted of a tour of the different areas around the house.

Service learning: activity with the school Font d’en Fargas

Service learning: activity with the school Font d’en Fargas

Service learning activity in conjunction with the school Font d’en Fargas in the farmhouse of Can Soler.

44 children from the school of 2nd year of the school have made horticulture activities and invasive species control, consisting of two logging robínies (robinia pseudoacacia). The activity has been conducted by members of the gardening workshops from the service of young people and the rehabilitation of Adults of the Foundation.

This activity is included in the project schools and the school that is being designed in conjunction with the Foundation and you will be linked to the recovery of the environment of the farmhouse of Can Soler.

Some images of the activity:

Learning and service: decoration in planters on the occasion of the Spring Festival.

Learning and service: decoration in planters on the occasion of the Spring Festival.

Learning Experience and Service : decoration boxes on the occasion of the Spring Festival.

Gardening activity, consisting of planting seasonal flowers and aromatic plants. Activity carried out with the students of the school in the heart of Maria Sabastida conducted by the users of the gardening workshop of the service of young people. Has been made to the urban gardens of Calle Verge de les Neus, managed by the TTAA Vilapiscina i Torre Llobeta.

Here are a few images of the experience:

Good practices in social intervention in the health sector in the city of Barcelona

Good practices in social intervention in the health sector in the city of Barcelona

We are pleased to share with you the recognition obtained in an experience of good practices of the Fundació Els Tres Turons has been selected by the Organizing Committee of the Conference of Social Action and health of the Consorci Sanitari de Barcelona.

Application of the model of learning and service in Rehabilitation in mental health: work with schools.

More info:  bp_intervencio_social_01.pdf (310 downloads)

BTV report on infobarris about school visits Can be used to: