Seasons Greetings 2020

Seasons Greetings 2020

Dear all, Happy New Year to all of you! Since 2011 we have sent out Seasons Greetings to our friends and project and network partners. If you read the introductory flashbacks of the last three years  you may get the impression that they become increasingly pessimistic as far as major societal, political and environmental developments are concerned. So, where do we go and what should we do in the next decade? Today I read an interesting interview with a German…

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REVEAL Conference in Thessaloniki

On September 26th and 27th the final conference of the REVEAL project and network was organised in Thessaloniki with more than 70 European experts. REVEAL aimed at professionalisation for Adult Educators with a specific focus on European Continuing Professional Development under the ERASMUS KA1 scheme. Within its 2 years lifetime the REVEAL project created: A Large scale survey of the KA1 “market” and its stakeholders A platform (provide-eu.org) for those stakeholders, namely grant holders (sending organisations), course provider and hosting…

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Job Bridge – Partner meeting in Rome

The second partner meeting took place on 07./08.10.2019 in Rome. The main purpose was to define the topics of the training course for volunteering facilitators and to set up the curriculum for the three-day course that will take place in February 2020 in Göttingen.         The main topics that are considered relevant are: M1: Setting the context: intro to the course, volunteering as a means to increase job readiness M2: Compentence oriented learning M3: Validation: general infos,…

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Competences+ in a nutshell

Our Competences+ project comes to an end. We can look back on 24 busy months. We want to introduce you to our products in this article. Compétences+ is a 2-year Erasmus+ strategic partnership (Adult Education) developed by ADICE (lead partner) and 3 other European partners: ASPEM in Italy, EPN in England and Blinc in Germany. The project aims to help participants in mobility projects to continue the educational process they benefited from before and during international mobility in order to…

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2-day training upon mobility

The Competences+ team has elaborated a 2-days training module to help access the labor market by valorizing skills acquired during volunteering and mobility experience abroad. The objective of the training is to support those who return form a mobility experience to frame and propose the competences acquired abroad for their job search prospective. The two days offer activities that allow participants to correctly define the skills acquired and be able to describe them during a job interview. The dynamic and…

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COME IN Award – Extension of the submission deadline

The submission deadline for the COME IN award was extended. You still do have time until the 18th of August to fill in the submission form and apply for the award. Don’t miss your chance to win a trip to Mechelen, Belgium to present your project on work integration of refugees! You can find detailed information and the registration form in the Award Section of the COME IN website.

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eVIVA Project LISBON traing course

eVIVA is about new ways of learning in Higher Education Institutes in relation to “Service Related Skills and Competences”. The consortium wants to promote the acquisition of these competences and assess and document how these competences develop at the interface between academia and business. In its first year e-VIVA has developed and delivered a train the trainer course in Lisbon from 17th to 21st of June.   Envisaged Outputs are blended learning projects (concepts), developed in teams which will be…

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The Competences+ smartphone app to track your mobility experience

The objective of the Competences+ application is to collect the participants’ experience during their mobility project. They will be able to take pictures, write their story and keep the memory of their mobility project directly on their phone. At the end of the international mobility, the experiences and testimonies recorded by the participants can be exported directly from their phones in PDF format. With the idea of a logbook, the portfolio of experiences and testimonies can be used to promote…

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Moving forward – second meeting in Turkey

The second VESVET Team Meeting took place a few days ago in Didim, Turkey on May 15-16, 2019. During the meeting partners discussed and clarified the list of Entrepreneurial sub-competences for VET learners and how these will be used based on the LEVEL5 system. We developed game ideas for vocational education and training and defined key topics for Teachers/Supervisors Handbook in correlation with LEVEL5 reference systems. apart from that, we enjoyed the great hospitality of our Turkish partners. THANKS Didim…

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Competences+ Online training for people returning from a mobility

Competences+ is a two year project that aims at creating innovative tools to help participants access the labour market. In the past year the website https://competenceplus.eu was created for people who participated in a mobility project and are now back from their journey. It provides information that is required to get access to the labour market, get back to training or become an entrepreneur. The website contains three sections. An information collection of available offers and measures that support people…

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