10 years of success.

From “Tools for Changes” to Tools to «Cross the Line"

The 10th Tool Fair will be hosted in Hungary! 10 years of a successful story of a useful adaptable and flexible model. Which is now available in many national languages: French, Italian, Hungarian, Arabic and soon Turkish.

The Tool Fair is a place offering the opportunity to test and taste new tools, analyze, exchange and evaluate them, in order to valorize creativity in non-formal education pedagogical initiatives. It’s learning agenda includes: benchmarking - sharing tools and experiences from representatives of all types of actions of the formal and non-formal education domains, being in turn trainer and trainee.

Budapest is the place where a river is separating two cities -Buda and Pest- and where it is necessary to cross the Danube to go from one side to the other. The 10th Tool Fair is inviting you to cross the line from Formal to Non Formal education and vice versa and for that I would like to share with all of you these lyrics based on a old song from Johnny Cash: 

I keep a close watch on this heart of mine
I keep my eyes wide open all the time
I keep the ends out for the tie that binds
Because the Tool Fair is a gold mine,
I’ll cross the line  

I find it very, very easy to be true
I never find myself alone when the Tool Fair is through
Yes, I'll admit that I'm a fool for it and for you
Because the Tool fair is mine is yours,
I’ll cross the line  

Please keep a close watch on this unique Event
Keep your eyes wide open all the time
Learn from your friends
And let’s cross the line in Budapest!


Bernard Abrignani
Coordinator of SALTO EUROMED, on behalf of SALTO network