Redován is once again the meeting place for thirty young people from the Erasmus + program who will live in the municipality from today until June 7. During this period they will hold workshops in which they will work on a project on diversity and sustainable functionality with activities focused on the environment. The mayor of Redován, Emilio Fernández, accompanied by the councilor of Sports and Environment, Ramón López, and the mayor of Culture and Tourism, Clara Ezcurra, have welcomed students from Slovakia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Poland and Spain and they have guided them on a small tour through different places in the municipality such as the Jaime de Sant Ángel Institute, the flea market, the Town Hall and the church, among others.
The base of the group will be in the municipal shelter and from there the different activities will be developed, among them “a pine plantation in the Sierra with copies that will be facilitated by the City Council and that will take place on Monday”, said the councilor of Medio Ambient. Also, they will have the opportunity to know the town, as well as other nearby cities “such as Orihuela, where they will enjoy the monumental heritage of the historic capital of the region; Elche and its palm grove, a World Heritage Site, as well as the gastronomy of the area and customs, “said the mayor.
López Escarabajal stressed that a selection of five students from the first year of the IES Jaime de San Ángel “who will accompany our visitors during the weekend and will help them, above all, with the language” has been made. Students will make a Sunday on the trails of the Sierra de Redován.
The mayor, Emilio Fernández, has encouraged all the people of the region “to show that we are a hospitable people, as we did last year, and to make this experience unforgettable for those who come to live with all their enthusiasm.” Fernandez explained that the activity that is going to be carried out in Redován is entitled ‘Sustainable Youth’ and that its motto is ‘A small investment, a great return’. At the same time he wanted to thank the association Young Ilicitanos for Europe that again have chosen the municipality as headquarters for the arrival of the Erasmus +. European programs that are being strengthened by the City Council, with the inclusion this year in the budget of scholarships for those who access this program to complete the established economic allocation.
The City Council of Redován has launched, once approved in the Local Government Board, the municipal program of aid aimed at students of the municipality who enjoy rasmus + scholarships during this course. “These scholarships are launched by the Consistorio redovanense, since they were already included in the municipal budget approved at the end of last year”, recalled the mayor, Emilio Fernández. The budget heading for Erasmus students is 2,000 euros that will be divided into five grants of 400 euros each, as reflected in the bases that can be consulted since last Tuesday on the bulletin board of the Electronic Headquarters of the City Council of Redován.
“From the government team it was decided to include this type of scholarship among the various grants that we have in place for young people with the intention of complementing the allocation given to students through the institutions on which the Erasmus program depends”, said Fernandez, who considers that “the European program is a vital experience and cultural exchange, and that is why we wanted to contribute to the promotion of this program in our municipality, giving priority to those who have less economic availability and better qualifications so that they can enjoy he”.
The scholarships are aimed at students who have an Erasmus + scholarship during the academic year 2017-2018 who reside for at least two years in Redován, and are complementary to any other assistance that the interested person may receive. Those who want to opt for them must comply with all the requirements indicated in the bases and present the documentation in person at the City Council, through the Electronic Office or in the registers specified in the Law of Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations within a period of 30 calendar days counted from the publication in the electronic bulletin board (http://redovan.sedelectronica.es/).
With regard to the resolution of the grants, it will be made public within a maximum period of two months from the end of the deadline for submitting applications and will have the necessary publicity to provide the call -free competition- with the necessary transparency and for that interested people can be aware of the entire procedure. The Department of Education directed by Nely Ruiz will be responsible for proposing the award of scholarships following a series of criteria such as family income or the applicant’s academic record. Ultimately the aid will be approved by the Local Government Board of the Municipality of Redován.
Redován 06/13/2017. Redován is until next Saturday the base of operations of a group of 25 students of the Erasmus + exchange program. They come from Poland, Lithuania, Hungary and Spain, and have chosen the town to stay and spend some days of coexistence that from the City Council extend to all neighbors and neighbors of the municipality, especially the youngest. The group, composed of 25 boys and girls, visited the Redovan Consistory at noon, where they were received by the mayor, Emilio Fernández, who has been accompanied by several council members of the government team.
The first mayor has welcomed you and has wanted that his stay in Redován will serve to know the municipality “and can always keep it in his memory as a great youth experience, as well as visit again when the time goes by.” The Council of Sports of the City Council of Redován has been responsible for managing the arrival of this group that is hosted in the shelter and that as indicated by its responsible, “have all the facilities at your disposal, including the pool.”
The group’s agenda is tight because they plan to visit several nearby cities, but they will always go back to sleep at Redován, where it is also planned to visit the shops and establishments. Emilio Fernández has appealed to “the hospitality of our town, which will make people feel involved in this experience as if they were at home.” Erasmus has urged Redován to meet and enjoy all its attractions.