Grow From Seeds

Theatre Education program for primary school teachers and their pupils in the field of intercultural education.

is the aim?

To help primary school teachers integrate intercultural education into their clasrooms using theatrical techniques

is involved?

6 European partners are brought together in an Erasmus+ funded Strategic Partnership

is it happening?

The program will run from 2018-2020

The Aim

The aim of Grow From Seeds is to design an education program that will provide new learning opportunities for primary school teachers and their pupils in the field of intercultural education.

By fostering intercultural dialogue, the project responds to the priorities of the European Parliament to challenge extremism through social inclusion, active citizenship and student empowerment.

Who does it benefit?


For the students, the education modules will be based on writing and acting with a program animated by their teachers, with the help of guest speakers. The students will gain an increased capacity for empathy and understanding of different cultures. 


For teachers, the 5-day training (in Ireland, under the direction of the Ministry of Education) will offer quality teaching and learning activities focused on the development of knowledge, skills and values to integrate methodologies in their classes. 

The Partners


2018 – 2019

Development and publication of the Grow From Seeds methodology and handbook, available online and as an  e-book. For more resources see

July 2018

La Transplanisphère conducted workshops in Pantin – Courtilières Park, to test the Grow From Seeds methodology, culminating in the production of a short play by the students. 

17th October 2019

Round table discussion, County Kildare, Ireland.  

28th-29th November 2019

Transnational partners meeting

17th January 2020

Grow From Seeds Conference.

Grow from Seeds – Roundtable CNFU Unesco, Paris (France)

Roundtable at French National commission Unesco (CNFU) French Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Feb 12th, 2020, Paris (France) The Secretary-General of the French National Commission for UNESCO

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Grow from Seeds – Feedback from training in Clichy sous Bois, Grand Paris

    The training The feedback is in for training sessions conducted by Transplanisphere in October and November 2019, to teach the Grow from Seeds methodology to CM1-CM2 teachers (8-10

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Grow from Seeds – Training at Ateliers Médicis, Clichy sous Bois (Grand Paris, France)

In October and November 2019, Transplanisphere offered 3 training sessions on the Grow from Seeds methodology to CM1-CM2 teachers (8-10 years old) in Clichy sous Bois, Grand Paris. 50 teachers

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(Un)easy alliances – #Conversations

Europe creative days 2019, September 4th and 5th 2019, Anis Gras – Arcueil, Grand Paris France. In 2019, Transplanisphere was represented by Bruno Freyssinet at a talk organized by Relais

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