SASSI – Final conference ahead

The SASSI consortium is organising its final conference which will take place on May18th, 2017, in Drenthe College, Drenthe, Netherlands.
The SASSI partners will introduce the SASSI methodology of providing age-sensitive training and professional development for updating and upskilling the ageing workforce and will present the results of the piloting phase during which all partners have implemented the SASSI methodology in their training or corporate contexts.

Find the conference programme here.

LISTEN Kick-off Meeting

The Kick-Off-Meeting of LISTEN – Learning Intercultural Storytelling – was held on 27./28.02.2017 in Göttingen, Germany.
In good and inspiring atmosphere representatives of all seven partners out of six European countries – Austria, Germany, Greece, Italy, Sweden and the United Kingdom – discussed ideas and objectives of the project. The Kick-Off-Meeting was a very good opportunity to meet and get to know the new partners and to reconnect with old partners.

Get Ready 2 Work – Study Visit in Vienna

logoGet Ready 2 Work aims to contribute to active employment of disadvantaged groups in the labour market in Bulgaria, i.e. young people (15-25) from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds, who have failed to complete their education and/or vocational training. 50 young people will be trained in a 2-month course to prepare them for an internship either in Bulgaria or, for 15 of them, in Austria. The training will primarily focus on language training (English or German) and communciation skills.

The project partners of the Get Ready 2 Work project (funded by the Bulgarian ESF) met for a study visit in Vienna, Austria. The aim was Continue reading

CLIMES Award Ceremony in Stockholm

The CLIMES project finished with a wonderful two-day event in Stockholm, where all partner schools and the two award winning teams met in the hosting school, the Värmdö Gymnasium. The event was a very good ending to a project that has been so rich in experiences and great meetings.Group picture in front of the VGY

It all started with Santa Lucia on Thursday morning…  Continue reading

Languages Behind Bars –
1st transnational meeting and kick-off

At the end of October the first transnational meeting and the kick-off of the project “Languages Behind Bars” took place. Under the coordination of die Berater the partners met in Vienna to clarify the work-packages and the next steps for the project. Besides of the Austrian coordinator and BUPNET, partners from England, France, Bulgaria and the Netherlands take part. They have all background in working with inmates, inmates’ relatives or in umbrella-organisations.

Paul Talbot is the coordinator of LBB and has worked as a language trainer in correctional facilities. The rationale of this project is based on the high numbers of foreign national prisoners in European prisons. Continue reading