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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


Info & contacts

Date of 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

Department & Unit

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