Edu-Skate Worldwide Network aims to connect social skate projects and exchange knowledge and ideas on the implementation of life-skills focused skateboarding classes, in order to support each other in delivering high quality skateboarding sessions for our beneficiaries.
Through sharing the process of implementing the programme and pooling impact data with partner organisations, the Network facilitates inspiration and implementation of the Edu-Skate programme and reporting structure, as well as stronger funding applications for all participating organisations.Contact us
In 2022 the Edu-Skate programme took its next step by creating an international network around its life-skill focused approach to teaching skateboarding: the Edu-Skate Worldwide Network.
Partners of this project are selected on a yearly basis, and it has the following aims:
The Edu-Skate Toolkit is a collection of tools and resources to facilitate the implementation of the Edu-Skate Programme. It includes:
During the summer of 2021, researchers from Glodsmith’s University conducted a study on the impact of the Edu-Skate programme on beneficiaries at the Freedom Skatepark in Jamaica.
Initial findings of the research include:
If you are interested in researching the Edu-Skate Programme, please get in touch.
In 2021 the trial phase started to implement the Edu-Skate Programme in contexts outside of CJF’s project locations. Skateboard Club Vienna and Free Movement Skateboarding took part.
Skate Nottingham are a community development organisation established for and by skateboarders to raise the profile of skateboarding as a healthy and creative activity, generating opportunities for local young people and adults to help transform Nottingham’s social and cultural development.
In existence since 1998, All Boards Family started working in remote countryside places in France to bring skating and its culture closer to people. Since 2002 they started giving special attention to unfavoured children in urban areas. The association works together with schools located in unfavoured neighbourhand to run skate sessions and support the youth here in building their self-confidence. They focus on all wellness skateboarding can transmit.
Free Movement Skateboarding is an organization that supports and promotes the wellbeing, empowerment and social cohesion of youth in Athens with skateboarding. The organization addresses gaps in accessible and inclusive recreational youth activities in Athens, using their mobile skatepark to provide regular skateboarding sessions.
Skateboard Club Vienna is a non-profit association for the promotion of skateboarding with a focus on youth, culture and diversity. On many different levels, the association sees itself as an input provider, mediator and initiator for the skateboarding scene and culture in Vienna.
The aim is to make skateboarding accessible to everybody and to have positive influence on the participatory development of public space, the leisure activities of the city of Vienna and open and social interaction through sports.
Woman Skate the World. As young women skateboarders, we decided to combine our forces and make it our mission to inspire, engage and empower women worldwide. Skateboarding taught us about resilience, claiming our place, falling and getting back up; lessons we saw as a tool for confidence, leadership and empowerment.
2022 marks the first edition of the Edu-Skate Worldwide Network yearly project. If you are interested in supporting the development of the programme, or partaking in following editions of the project with your social organisation, please fill up the form below and we'll get back to you shortly.