No Alternative Facts – Jetzt auch auf Deutsch

Umgang mit Desinformationen in den digitalen Medien und Förderung des kritischen Denken bei jungen Erwachsenen

Im Rahmen des EU-gefördeten Projekts No Alternative Facts haben die Partner praktische und innovative Methoden zur Entwicklung kritischer digitaler Kompetenz entwickelt. Diese stehen jetzt auch endlich in Deutsch zur Verfügung. Interessierte können Sie auf unserer Plattform registrieren und erhalten Zugang zu den drei Trainingsmodulen: Continue reading

I-CARE – 80 Interviews with representatives of the third sector

In the last few months the project partners of the I-CARE project interviewed almost 80 professionals from the United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Italy and Greece. The purpose of these interviews was to find answers, among others, to the following qustions:

  • Which intercultural competences are needed in the social and healthcare sector today?
  • What kind of difficulties do social and healthcare workers face daily when dealing with cultural diversity amongst patients?
  • What are the most important areas to learn about in terms of working in a multicultural environment?

The I-CARE project wants to address these important questions, and the first step to gaining a better understand of the context is to listen to the people directly involved.
This precious group of interviewees included people of all ages (from 24 to 71 years old), mainly females, operating with vulnerable groups/migrant populations in the social and healthcare sector: nurses, caregivers, medical assistants, adult care social workers, occupational therapists, social pedagogues, educators, psychologists, teachers and counsellors in care educations, volunteers, home helpers, managers of nursing homes and many more.
A great effort, during the COVID-19 pandemic and its containment measures, that has given important results and information to the project staff to proceed with their work on the next actions!

No Alternative Facts – Workshop für Interessierte

Im Rahmen unseres Projekt ‘No Alternative Facts’ laden wir Sie herzlich ein zu einem Workshop zum Thema: Förderung des kritischen Denkens und der Medienkompetenz .

Wann: 23.07.2020 um 14-16 h
Wo: Am Leinekanal 4 in Göttingen
Wir bieten: Praktische und innovative Methoden zur Entwicklung kritischer digitaler Kompetenz
Ziel: Verbesserung der digitalen Kompetenz und Erhöhung der Medienkompetenz bei jungen Erwachsenen

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Data Literacy – Survey

Datalit – A joint research project to spread Data Literacy at the interface of higher education and business

At present, the project consortium is investigating what a data literate person should know and be able to do, not only as an employee, but also as an active citizen.
For this purpose, the partners have set up a survey to collect different type of experience with Data Literacy as an approach that improves the competences of employees, students or trainees. The questionnaire addresses teachers, trainers, learning facilitators in various educational fields as well as representatives of enterprises, NGOs, public entities etc.

The short questionnaire will only take 10 minutes of your time and your participation is completely anonymous.

Webinars – Valuing competences in volunteering

Our JOB BRIDGE project is heavily affected by the corona crisis. Normally, all partners would currently carry out pilot projects to implement the JOB BRIDGE approach to validate the competences acquired in volunteering. Most of our planned pilot projects had to be suspended. And of course, we are not the only ones affected!

How do volunteers cope with the COVID crisis? What do they learn in volunteering? How to value the competences that they acquire?

Find the answers by registering* to three Webinars organised by our Belgian project partner LLLPlatform!

*Registrations are compulsory in order to get the Zoom link.

During the webinar on 16th June an input on the effects for the JOB BRIDGE project will be given.

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More information and registrations here:bit.ly/2MryhH2

SASSI – Impact of the pandemic on learning projects

The planned learning projects – so beautifully planned in Matosinhos – have been massively affected by the current situation. Everything started well. The team of BUPNET and blinc came back full of enthusiasm and started to concretise things. First steps were successfully taken: A coaching guideline based on the SASSI concept was developed, mobility as a means of further training was explored and first plans were made – actually a team training abroad was planned for June, then postponed to September and then cancelled completely for this year … . The plans for Job Shadowing have also been put on hold. Unfortunately, travelling is just not safe these days. But we hope that next year we can catch up on our plans for European mobility!

If you are also interested in planning European mobility, please visit our SASSI Hub, where we have prepared a wealth of information on this topic.

Study report on youth work

The Inno4Impact team conducted a comparative research and assessment of current needs in youth work.

The report presents and analyses good practices, key findings and results of two focus group discussions in each partnering country on the needs of youth work, addressing the following target groups:

  • Youth workers
  • Institutions that work with youth workers
  • Networks that represent the profession of youth work
  • Decision makers, public authorities working with or funding youth work

To read the full report, click here!

Savvy Volunteer – Earn a badge!

Do you do any volunteer work?
Then let this voluntary commitment be recognised by a European digital badge.

Your voluntary activities make a relevant contribution to your personal development. You will build new relationships and acquire a whole range of life skills which you may be able to use in the labour market at a later stage. Continue reading

Three things against fake news

We reported on the training course carried out in February 2020 in Göttingen by the partners of the No Alternative Facts project. Unfortunately, participation in the course was limited to the partner organisations. But we are happy to say that all elements developed by the partnership will be made available to all interested parties through the No Alternative Facts Platform. On the platform you can find three things aimed to promote critical digital literacy:

  1. The No Alternative Facts Gamification Environment
  2. The No Alternative Facts Toolbox of Resources
  3. The No Alternative Facts Modular Learning Programme

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MEGA – 1st Transnational Meeting

MEGA carried out its first transnational project meeting in Gottingen on 11th and 12th of March, 2020. The meeting was a novelty for all partners – Under the given circumstances three partners (from German, Austria and France) were on site, while three partners (from Italy, Lithuania and Cyprus) were not allowed to travel and were virtually connected. Despite its  Continue reading