I CAN DO IT

24 September 2016
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24 September 2016, Comments Comments Off on I CAN DO IT

IDA Network is pleased to present the start of a new project “I CAN DO IT” under the ERASMUS + Program.

The project aims to increase the competencies of youth workers, trainers & leaders in their direct work with young people with disabilities. Creation of a meeting and debate space to exchange working methodologies and working tools dealing with the inclusion of youth with fewer opportunities.

Objectives:
-Equipping youth workers working directly with youth with fewer opportunities with specific skills and competencies on supporting youth social integration initiatives;
-Analysis and emphasis on of the specific needs in training youth workers and trainers on disability issues, and the necessary competences for organizing, developing and running educational activities for mixed ability/disability groups of young people;
-Developing a specific set of tools and competencies (methodology and online courses) based on nonformal learning aiming at developing transverse and basic skills of youth workers for work with young disability people;
-Develop quality standards of services to be provided to participants with disabilities in all youth activities in terms of content, accessibility and methodology;
-Promoting cooperation between social workers, employers, youth workers/leaders to support the integration of young people with special needs and disabled people;

Actions:
-Monitoring, evaluation and review of policies, resources and practices across the world. Create a methodology for youth workers in their work with the target group.
-Training’s, round tables, debates, policy formation – encouraging cooperation between social workers, employers, youth workers/leaders to support the integration of young people with special needs and disabled people;
-Creation of innovative online tools and training’s – supporting social adaptation and increasing the employability of disadvantaged young people;
-Informational campaigns, meetings between interested sides and target groups – promote awareness of young people to the policies for the social integration.

Project partner consortium:
IDA Network, Bulgaria; EGRC, Bulgaria; Focus Systems “Ltd. , Bulgaria; People Help the People, Italy; Professional, Artistic and Social Works, ORPAS, Brazil; Asociatia Fluturele Visator, Romania; Inercia Digital, Spain; The Ayuntamiento de Bolaños de Calatrava, Spain; Amigos de Europa, Spain; NGO ILFA Association, Japan ; Biedriba “Solis Tuvak”, Latvia.

Project duration: 01/09/2016 – 30/11/2017

We start with Activity 1 – Partnership meeting, which will be held from 01.10 till 05.10.2016 in Palermo, Italy.

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