On 19.January 2018, the first meeting of the Local Action Group of the partner in Hamburg, the Hamburger Volkshochschule was held. The participants discussed the questionnaire regarding the competences in Soft Skills, listened to a presentation of Prof. Dr. Zeuner of Helmut-Schmidt- University about participation in Adult Education and the need for acknowledgement of non-formal and informal competences. Representatives of the following organisations were present: Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Skilled Crafts State Department of Social Affairs State Department of Education and vocational training Association of AE- organsiations State Department for Science Advising Agency for Trainings in Hamburg Labour union for [...]
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In Lithuania Local Action Group (LAG) was created in December 2017. 10 partners, representing adult training institutions (3), NGOs dealing with unemployed groups (3), private companies (2 ) and universities (2) has shown an interest to partnership in ICARO project – share their experiences and knowledge on trainings in soft skills, and collaborate in an upcoming project activities. Focus group meeting was held at the place of LAG partner Kaunas Region Education Centre, on 15th of December 2017. Everybody has shared their original ideas, insights and experiences regarding soft skills importance, trainings and methodologies.
The 1st Local Action Group in Heraklion, Greece was organized by the Technical Institute of Heraklion Chamber, on 18th December 2017. Stakeholders who were invited to participate, derived from different types of organisations, working in Education/Adult Education/Entrepreneurship Training/Informal Training etc. Representatives from the following organisations took part: Decentralized Administration of the Region of Crete Hellenic Open University Youthnet Hellas, NGO Technical Institute of Heraklion Chamber 2 Adult Educators experienced in Soft Skills training Science and Technology Park of Crete The meeting started with presentation of the project ICARO, the partnership, scopes, expected results, Intellectual Outputs. Participants were presented with the aim [...]
ICARO project starts in the Region with the creation of a group that will identify the personal qualities most valued by employers. The Ministry of Employment, Universities and Enterprise of Murcia Region, through the SEF, has started to develop the first phase of ICARO. To this end, the SEF has created a regional reference working group in order to identify the qualities that, despite having a great weight in personnel selection processes, do not have a training itinerary that facilitates their learning. In this way, the SEF has provided the entities that make up this group, all of them related to [...]
The kick-off meeting of ICARO (Innovative Curriculum for Adult Learners on soft skills) Erasmus Plus funded projectadmin2018-02-22T10:11:50+00:00
The kick-off meeting of ICARO (Innovative Curriculum for Adult Learners on soft skills) Erasmus Plus funded project, took place on the 21 and 22 of November in Murcia. It was hosted by the Partner Coordinator Servicio Regional de Empleo y Formacion de la Region de Murcia (Spain) and counted with the presence of representatives from all the partners organisations: Tehnikes scholes epimelitriou Irakleiou, Greece, Dublin City University, Ireland, Socialiniu Inovaciju Fondas, Lithuania and Hamburger Volkshochschule, Germany, and EfVET. The ICARO project goal is to design an accredited curriculum on soft skills for adult education as part of an innovative methodology with [...]