SENSE: Vocation and Sexual Sensitivity – Sexual Diversity in Social Domain Vocational Training

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Objectives

  • To make use of theatre and films as triggers for dialogue among VET students about sexual diversity
  • To support VET teachers with training on how to educate students on sexual diversity and support LGBTI students
  • To encourage VET teachers and managers to include sexual diversity sensitivity into the teaching curriculum
  • To support VET managers in the inclusion of sexual diversity within the teaching competence framework

Activities

  • Carrying out a needs assessment among VET students to identify current prejudices in VET institutions related to sexual diversity
  • Development together with VET students of a trigger technology aimed at fostering dialogue on sexual diversity
  • Implementation of 3 teacher training mobilities with at least 15 teachers and 1 student training mobility with at least 18 students on how to deal with sexual diversity and integrate this dialogue into diversity competence framework
  • Counselling at least 1 VET institution in each partner country on how to include sexual diversity in the broader qualification framework

Results

  • Manual on how to choose and develop triggers to facilitate dialogue among VET students about sexual diversity
  • Manuals for teacher trainers and VET teachers on how to support students and educate them about sexual diversity
  • Manual for VET teachers and managers on how to develop a more comprehensive curriculum which includes sexual diversity
  • Development of a framework for VET students and teachers on how to deal with sexual diversity and on how to include sexual diversity competences in formal qualification frameworks

Partner

The project

Project Number

Date of the project

31/12/2018 – 30/12/2020

DG of reference

EACEA – Education, Audiovisual, and Culture Executive Agency, Erasmus+, Key Action 202 – Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training

Categories

Unit

School

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E-mail

eileen.quinn@cesie.org
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