COME IN – Competences in Enterprises on Integration

COME IN – Competences in Enterprises on Integration

COME IN – Competences in Enterprises on Integration

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to the efficient integration of refugees in European labour market.
  • To enhance staff managers’ competences and willingness to employ and to successfully interact with refugees and to integrate them into their organisations.
  • To support employers and their key staff (mainly human resources managers, in-company trainers and supervisors) when it comes to the employment, insertion and in-house training of refugees.
  • To mitigate existing concerns regarding hiring refugees by providing information and training concerning the most relevant aspects of refugee employment.

  • Conducting transnational research including desk research, research of good practices, a needs analysis, an online survey and qualitative interviews to identify the learning needs of the key staff.
  • Developing a comprehensive training and support system including COME IN curriculum, training pack, learning materials and online platform and for key staff to facilitate the integration of refugees at the work place.
  • Mainstreaming the COME IN strategy and results to support the future utilisation and exploitation.

  • Transnational research report including a needs analysis, a collection of best practices and findings from online survey and interviews from all partner countries.
  • Curriculum based on previous research finding that will serve as a framework for the COME IN training.
  • Training pack consisting of learning units, training materials for face-to-face workshops, online content, etc. based on the curriculum and the results from the needs analysis.
  • Open online platform where learning and information materials will be shared and networks and community will be built.
  • Competence validation system based on the LEVEL5 approach.

  • Coordinator: Landkreis Kassel (Germany)
  • BUPNET (Germany)
  • Die Berater GmbH (Austria)
  • Trendhuis BVBA (Belgium)
  • Four Elements (Greece)
  • Catro (Bulgaria)
  • CESIE (Italy)


SeasonReady – Work-based learning for seasonal hospitality workers

SeasonReady – Work-based learning for seasonal hospitality workers

SeasonReady – Work-based learning for seasonal hospitality workers

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve competitiveness of hospitality and tourism sector by fostering productive, professional, efficient and motivated seasonal workforce in three key areas – front-line operations, food and beverages services and housekeeping.
  • To develop a training methodology of work-based learning adaptable to local and regional context.
  • To assist in-house trainers to develop skills and training techniques for effective work-based learning.
  • To provide seasonal workers with the proper mix of skills, knowledge and attitudes required in hospitality.
  • To provide recommendations to stakeholders for the further development of a sustainable work-based learning methodology at regional and national level.

  • Researching the best practices and analysing needs through interviews, focus groups and surveys in all partner countries.
  • Designing a work-based learning programme taking in account the needs of employers in hospitality sector.
  • Testing and piloting of the SeasonReady training materials in front office, food and beverage and housekeeping section of hospitality enterprises in all partner countries.
  • Streamlining and producing a Guide for policy makers, stakeholders and VET providers.
  • Developing new networks and synergies as a result of contacting stakeholders during the exploration of exploitation possibilities, sharing of knowledge, ideas and good practices.

  • A research report considering regional contexts in partner countries and preconditions for successful introduction of work-based learning.
  • A methodological framework of work-based learning for seasonal workers in tourism and hospitality.
  • Training material tailored to the needs of seasonal hospitality workers, to be delivered in the context of work-based learning.
  • A guide providing recommendations to stakeholders for the sustainable exploitation of project products.

  • Coordinator: Institut za turizam (Croatia)
  • Hrvatska obrtnicka komora (Croatia)
  • Olympic training & consulting Ltd (Greece)
  • Peloponnese Tourism Organization (Greece)
  • Confesercenti Provinciale di Palermo (Italy)
  • CESIE (Italy)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2017-31/12/2019

DG of reference: Erasmus+, KA2 Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, Strategic Partnerships for VET

Contact:

CESIE: cecilie.grusova@cesie.org


SUCCESS – Strategies to Utilise and Cultivate positive Characteristics & Employability Skills in Schools

SUCCESS – Strategies to Utilise and Cultivate positive Characteristics & Employability Skills in Schools

SUCCESS – Strategies to Utilise and Cultivate positive Characteristics & Employability Skills in Schools

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve high school students employability skills and their positive emotions, psychological resilience, support character strength development and self-development.
  • To support the needs of high school students during the transition phase from school to vocational training and employment.
  • To support professional development and increase capabilities of school counsellors leading to a more positive interaction with high school students during career counselling sessions.
  • To enhance well-being and resilience levels of school counsellors.

  • Conducting Current Needs analysis of School Counsellors to identify trends, services and best practices related to school counsellors, non-formal education and training based on positive psychology approach at national and international levels.
  • Design and development of SUCCESS Training Package: SUCCESS Handbook for School Counsellors and High School Students and Guide to the Handbook.
  • Development of SUCCESS Online Educational Platform containing information about the project’s objectives, training methodology and the SUCCESS educational package.

  • Comparative Literature Review in all partner countries summarizing the most important sources, practices and researches of the needs of School Counsellors
  • SUCCESS Training Package
  • SUCCESS Online Educational Platform

  • Coordinator: VU – Vilnius University [Lithuania]
  • GrantXpert Consulting Limited [Cyprus]
  • Neophytos Ch. Charalambous (Institute of development) [Cyprus]
  • Net (ICEP Europe) [Ireland]
  • HAPPSY – Hellenic Association of Positive Psychology [Greece]
  • CESIE [Italy]

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2017 – 31/08/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+: Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of School Education

Contact:

CESIE: ruta.grigaliunaite@cesie.org

 


ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ARISE – Appetite for Enterprise

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster networking, knowledge, experience-sharing among social workers, trainers, intercultural mediators and key stakeholders to strengthen resources supporting integration of migrant women and their access to work and development of entrepreneurial initiatives
  • To promote the social and entrepreneurial capacities of migrant women through development and exploitation of food-related knowledge and skills that provide possibilities for income-generating activities
  • To stimulate development and implementation of economically sustainable food-related innovative business ideas as a vehicle to promote mutual learning between the culture of migrant women and the one of the welcoming communities
  • To foster intercultural dialogue and a culture of welcoming communities in partners’ countries to reduce social exclusion of migrants and contribute to their better integration

  • Researching of quantitative and qualitative data collection on migrant women’s social, economic, learning needs, and analysis of business climate and preconditions for food-related business establishment
  • Offering international Training Course for 18 social workers/trainers/intercultural mediators
  • Implementing 20 Local Workshops to 12-15 migrant women per country on (I) development of personal and soft skills; (II) entrepreneurial education, entrepreneurial culture, entrepreneurial civil education; (III) visits to migrant-led enterprises and meetings with successful migrant entrepreneurs
  • Producing a toolkit for organizations promoting economically sustainable food-related innovative business ideas and cultural initiatives, the “Appetite for Enterprise” Toolkit

  • State of the Art Report composed of (i) Assessment of migrant women’s social, economic, learning needs, (ii) Analysis of business climate for food-related business establishment for migrant women – challenges and opportunities
  • Focus Groups, local Workshops and International Training Courses
  • nformal Network of Migrant Organisations, social workers, trainers, intercultural mediators, social partners and stakeholders, and migrant entrepreneurs
  • Local Enterprise Events (1 per country) to showcase business concepts to local audiences and stakeholders
  • “APPETITE for ENTERPRISE” Toolkit

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Four Elements (Greece)
  • Verein Niedersächsischer Bildungsinitiativen e.V. (Germany)
  • Elan Interculturel (France)
  • Verein Multikulturell (Austria)
  • Folkuniversitetet, Stiftelsen kursverksamheten vid Uppsala Universitet (Sweden)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2017 – 31/01/2019

DG of reference: DG Home Affairs – Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF), Priority 1: foster integration of migrant women

Contact: CESIE: stefania.zanna@cesie.org


ASAP – Anticipatory Skills for Adapting the Publishing sector

ASAP – Anticipatory Skills for Adapting the Publishing sector

ASAP – Anticipatory Skills for Adapting the Publishing sector

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To promote the awareness of the role of the publishing sector in the European culture and identity and enhance the role of small and medium publishers also at regional level
  • To create professional skills with the needed requirement for accompanying the actual transition to the epublishing and connect them to learning outcomes in a anticipatory and not reactive way
  • To involve all the stakeholders representing the articulation of the publishing supply chain, from the creation to the distribution, exploiting the VET potential for creating growth and jobs
  • To promote the application of EQAVET and EQF/ECVET frameworks that ensure both quality and better transferability of results

  • Implementing an original training programme that will integrate both interactive learning methods (MOOC Platform) and work-based learning (WBL)
  • Developing a VET outcome-oriented curriculum that responds to specific skill-shortages in the publishing labour market
  • Piloting of the joint vocational training programme that will provide employees, but also unemployed, selfemployed, low skilled employees and young VET students the opportunity to update their professional skills and knowledge covering the gap related to the lack of specific skills related to the areas of the publishing supply chain as a consequence of the “digital revolution”

  • Analysis of the status Quo of the strategic perspectives with regard to the publishing sector
  • Synthesis Report: Mapping of the Competences and skills needs assessment in the Publishing Sector
  • Guide on the application of EQF/ECVET in the publishing sector and for establishing the quality assurance principles of EQAVET
  • ASAP training programme: description of methodologies and tools
  • ASAP Programme Guides, for Trainers and Trainees’

  • Coordinator: Fondazione Hallgarten Franchetti – Centro Studi Villa Montesca (Italy)
  • AFAPP – Aassociazione fra gli artigiani provincia di Perugia – Confartigianato imprese Perugia (Italy)
  • AIE – Associazione Italiana Editori (Italy)
  • Giunti O.S. Organizzazioni Speciali (Italy)
  • The Publishers Association (United Kingdom)
  • Capacity London (United Kingdom)
  • P.O.E.V. National Federation Of Publishers & Booksellers (Greece)
  • EUROTRAINING Educational Organization (Greece)
  • EOPPEP National Organisation for Certification and Vocational Guidance (Greece)
  • CEPYME Confederación Española de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa (Spain)
  • CECE – Confederación Española de Centros de Enseñanza (Spain)
  • FEP-FEE Fédération des Editeurs Européens FEE ASBL (Belgium)
  • CESIE (Italia)

Date of project: 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Action 2, Sector Skills Alliances

Contactalessandra.cannizzo@cesie.org