Know and Can Association has the pleasure to invite you to take part in a training seminars for adult educartors practitioners in the frame of project ACE - „Developing Adult Educators‘ Competences to Promote Learners‘ Lifestyle Entrepreneurship“ (No.2015-LT01-KA2014-013404) which will be held on the following dates:  23.06.2017; 28.06.2017 and 03.07.2017

During the seminars representatives of the Association will present the project, its specifics and the created products.

The project is financed by Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 2 “Cooperation for innovation and exchange of good practices”, Action “Strategic partnerships for adult education”. The project lifetime is 2 years – September 2015 – September 2017.

The idea of Lifestyle Entrepreneurship is centered on learners’ passions and hobbies. A lifestyle business is one where the owner seeks to make the business successful not only in terms of profitability but also in terms of the ability to avoid social isolation and foster engagement. The methodology of the project is based on the blended learning approach using the reversed/ flipped training method, ICT tools, Open Educational Resources.

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We are happy to inform you that the first intellectual products created in the frame of project ROBIN Reinforcing cOmpetences to Build Inclusion through a New learning methodology №2015-1-RO01-KA204-015001 are already accessible on the website of Know and Can Association and could be downloaded free of charge.

The project ROBIN supports trainers and educators to reinforce their personal and social capabilities for specific support and successful social integration of children with migrant backgrounds affected by early school leaving. Thus children in a migrating situation will be better prevented from early school leaving and the risk of exclusion.

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Judex+ Training Programme

JudEx+ training programme will be offered locally in each of the Partner countries between March and May 2017. The local training events will be an occasion for professionals to exchange practice and knowledge with other practitioners, and to approach the topic of child-friendly justice in cases of sexual violence against children from a multidisciplinary approach. Fifty professionals from law enforcement, healthcare, education and other sectors who work with children victims or at risk will be invited to take part in the local event. All partners will be implementing the training bewteen April and May.

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VALTIS’ PRESS RELEASE 1, February 2017

From 30th to 31st January 2017 the Kick-Off-Meeting of ERASMUS+ project VALITS – Validating Transversal Skills of young workers in seasonal tourism work – was held in Saalfelden, Austria near Salzburg.

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The Quality Active Ageing project aims will be achieved over a 30 month period through the seven partners each hosting a short-term joint staff training event, developing collaborative networks/ approaches and the creation of a Good Practice Guide on How Learning Contributes to Active Ageing.

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valitsVALidating Informal Transversal Skills of young workers in seasonal tourism
Project number: 2016-1-ES01-KA202-025068
Implementation period: 01.12.2016 – 30.11.2018

Project description: The issue of seasonality in tourism has long been a source of concern expressed in EU publications and it is feared that the intense concentration of touristic activities in a relatively short period of time “may have dramatic negative impact on local economies for the whole year” (Ecorys, 2013).

The main objective of the VALITS project is to help young seasonal workers break the cycle of high season activity followed by low season unemployment. This will happen by creating a tool for validating their informal transversal skills which include key competences such as language skills, interpersonal skills, customer service and organizational skills and that have been gained through their informal and non-formal work experience and learning.

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International training in Sofia, Bulgaria, within the project ForProve Theatre was held from 7th to 11thNovember 2016.  It included youth workers from all partner countries; those are Poland, Spain, Lithuania, Croatia, Italy and Bulgaria. During the theoretical lectures and practical workshops, they became acquainted with the new innovative method the ForProve Theatre. Additionally, they have learnt how to implement this new method in their work in order to stimulate youth entrepreneurship and the way to use the project materials to exploit its’ full potential.

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Newsletter №1 could be downloaded from here!