As a non-governmental association of citizens, “Jules Verne” is a Centre of multicultural collaboration, with focus on non-formal education, inter-cultural activities, youth exchange projects and artistic projects for children and young people, but also with special focus on the French and Serbian cultures and language. Centre Jules Verne has been promoting bilingual education /French and Serbian language/ from the very early ages but has also been promoting inter-cultural learning by presentations of different cultures and languages in Europe and other countries in the world. Our main public are youth, children, but also the youth workers and future teachers. Our main artistic activities revolve around language, theatre, music and art.
The main activities of the Center Jules Verne are:
- Cooperation with international organizations in order to organize the trainings for young people and youth workers; job shadowing (Erasmus+), sending and hosting activities of volunteers for projects ESC et SCI, organization of youth exchange projects around the artistic activities, inter-cultural learning.
- Cooperation with local organizations in order to organize the artistic projects or projects of education of youth or youth workers
- Cooperation with the University in order to develop education in general: to develop the capacities of the teachers and students to use the different methods of non formal education in the work with the children and youth, organizing the internships for the students - future teachers.
- Promotion of non-formal education and its evaluation (We are also accredited by the Ministry of labor of Serbia with a project to host the local volunteers) but also we have succeeded to evaluate the voluntary work of the students in our organization at the University and they can have some extra points for diploma.
-Promotion of the early learning of the foreign language by
Organization of the bilingual kindergarten
Organization of the French-language education by theater, storytelling, workshops, games etc…
We are one of the founder organizations of the network named “Francophonie sans frontieres”. The main goal of this international organization is to promote all kind of activities of “Youth”, by organizing trainings, but at the same time to promote collaboration between all countries interested by the Francophony. The founder associations are from Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Bulgaria, Albania and Moldavia.