Escuelas para la Vida

Schools for life

Associate Member

Mr. José Antolín Valcárcel Amador

Apartado de Correos 72027

28018 Madrid, Spain

Tel.: (0034) 1 772 5042

escuelasparalavida (at)

Mission statement

What is it?

  • A non-governmental organization (NGO).
  • A group committed to having a supportive social coexistence.
  • People struggling for Justice of the forgotten and marginalized.
  • A group that advocates the active social engagement (non-violent).

What does it aim to?

Create a male / female adult, autonomous, supportive, responsible and committed to their personal development.

Promote an order socio - economic right, that you value the person above any other value or interest.


Through the culture that enhances "Being" on "The take", promoting lifelong learning, both the regulated and the non formal.


At the farm school "The Apiary" located in an estate of the Langa, Huete, basin district.

Who do we work with?

We work with young people who have different types of problems which prevent them from the success in life.


1. Achieve the full personalization of man as an individual and as a social being.

2. Offer a comprehensive alternative to the depersonalization, alienation, violence, inequality, delictividad and social death of people marginalized by addictive dependency, dual disorder, alternative to prison or with HIV/AIDS from a new educational model that enhances the person, group, the critical attitude and solidarity.

3. Purchased by students in the skills and sufficient tools to normalize his life to level personal, psychological, biological, labor and family level.

4. Ensure that the individual acquires the necessary instruments to become subject of its own evolutionary process achieving:

a. the necessary self-esteem and security psychological to reach their self-realization.

b. sufficient critical awareness to the manipulation of the media by making them aware of the need to become involved in the transformation of the consumer society.

5. Promote the necessary mechanisms so the subject knows which are the personal and social causes that induce him: the habit of dependency-addictive and/or criminal, consequences of dual disorder, or other behaviors alienating, unsympathetic and individualistic, seeking alternatives custom and group to achieve the transformation of his life and of his environment.

6. To facilitate the knowledge of the progress of all kinds of treatments for people with the described problems that allow them to achieve a better quality of life and a new lifestyle.


Training curriculum

You are experiencing the educational program created the school of at the school, carried out after 25 years of experiences and the desire of structuring the daily work performed since the teaching, with people with drug problems, dual disorder, of sentence alternative sentences of imprisonment and/or HIV/AIDS, that responds to social and personal conditions of the students. Since these have had a past compulsive, full of failures, emotivo-afectivos, motivational and cognitive deficit, what we want is that the instrument is useful to have those resources that facilitate the search for solutions, solving problems and the risk assessment. A tool that serves him to learners as dynamic orientation in the work of every day to deal with change.

These are the areas of formative curriculum, in the 3 years that the program lasts. The courses listed below are distributed through each course.

Personal growth (feelings, emotions and affection) area:

  • emotional education, 1st quarter 1st semester, I, II and III course.
  • Learning values, 1st quarter 1st semester, I, II and III course.
  • moral education, 1st quarter 2nd semester, I and II course.
  • information therapy, 1st and 2nd semester, I, II and III course.
  • personalized therapy, 1st quarter 1st semester and 2nd quarter, I, II and III course.
  • group therapy, 1st quarter 1st semester, I, II and III course.

Area of reasoning (thoughts and cognitive development): memory of activities 2012 schools for life

  • preliminary lessons of philosophy, 1st quarter and 2nd semester, I course.
  • Introduction to philosophical thinking, 1st semester, course II.
  • Logic, 1st quarter and 2nd semester III course.
  • Chess, 1st quarter and 2nd semester, II and III course.

Area of language (creativity)

  • music education, 1st quarter, 1st semester and 2nd quarter, I, II and III course.
  • Introduction to theatre - 1st trimester, I course.
  • Introduction to painting - 1st semester, I and II course.

Support area:

  • family orientation, 1st trimester, I, II and III course.
  • school orientation, 1st semester, I, II, III course.
  • community orientation, 2nd quarter, I, II and III course.

Area of interpersonal relations (communication):

  • Experiences to group harmony, the entire course, I, II and III course.
  • Video-Forum, throughout the course, I, II and III course.
  • The couple: Organization of the problems in her 1st semester, course III.
  • participatory Debate, daily sitting, the entire course, I, II and III course.

Experimental area (socio-experimental-motivational):

  • Preparation for specialization in social education, 1st semester and 2nd quarter, III course work.
  • 2 mandatory practices of work socio - health 1st semester and 2nd quarter, 3rd course.
  • Outputs and open training, 1st semester and 2nd quarter, II course course.
  • Works on the farm, the entire course, I, II and III course.

These activities are held during the school year consisting of two quarters and a semester.

  • first quarter (October-December) work emotivo-afectivo deficits.
  • In the first half (January-June) face the cognitive deficits.
  • Q2 (June-August) face motivational deficits.

Main activities

Promotion of distance learning courses in the field of formal education:

High school graduate

Students are enrolled in the strain "Lucas Aguirre" doing the free trial to get the graduate in secondary or in the classroom of adults "Altamira" of Tarancón, where belong the students enrolled during the academic year.

High school

They are enrolled at this level, students taking the graduate in secondary, and have 25 years or more, to be able to access test.

These students belonging to the Institute "Alfonso VIII" and the form of participation is not face-to-face.

Access to the University

In this mode are enrolled all students over the age of 25 years (which are the majority), belonging to the Universidad de Educación a Distancia (UNED), performing tests in the associate Center of Cuenca.

College career (Humanities)

All students who left College studying or who have passed the entrance examination for over 25 years, are enrolled in the course to deal with these studies.