In Greece, ICARO project national dissemination multiplier event took place on the 16 of July.
On July 16, the Technical Institute of Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry presented the ICARO project. The event was attended by more than 40 professionals related to training for employment in order to transfer the need to train the long-term unemployed in ‘soft skills’.
The event was attended by around 43 participants from different organisations were present: Chamber, entrepreneurs , universities, job agency, adult educators etc.
Participants were welcomed by the Vice presidents of the Technical Institute of Heraklion Chamber of Commerce & Industry. MR. Avraam Grigori. The idea of soft skills training for low skilled job-seeking adults and ICARO project intellectual outputs were presented by Vouidaski Maria. Following this, participants had the opportunity to discover the online the platform “From Home to Work and to carry out a face to face sessions lead by Dr. Katharakis The “training the trainers” were presented by the trainer Kounoupas and the trainer Kazantzakis. Also, the idea of the pilot seminar “From home to work” was presented by the trainer Linardakis.. The seminar paid special attention to the Soft skills, session conducted by Dr. Fotini Haimala, Social-Educational Research and Innovation of ITE, Professor EL.ME.PA Emmanuel Koudoumas and Artemis Saitakis, Director of the Science and Technology Park of Crete.
“The course is “one of a kind”! It’s structure and content is so well combined, so every trainee can attend, no matter the nationality and knowledge level. ” – Giannis Linardakis, Trainer (Greece)