To prevent and reduce, through educational and social work, the disadvantages and obstacles of individuals with special needs, or living in social and cultural difficulties.
To promote capacity building, pedagogical and social innovation, thanks to formative work and support to research and experimentation.
To promote the idea and the practice of “community education”, which highlights the necessity of building an educational system where all the resources present in the community converge.
To foster respect for human rights, in particular the rights of children, disabled persons, minority groups.
To implement and carry out educational activities and methods aimed at supporting equal opportunities and enhancing the group and individual differences.
To encourage policies oriented to gender equality and to the valorisation of cultural and ethnic differences.