Key competences for personal assistant in health care sector

A bridge between training and needs of the economical sector to improve employability of workers and recent graduates

prerfIn an economy characterized by change and evolution, companies have to show flexibility and adaptability to be competitive in a market where products and services are continuously innovate. Similarly this context requires an adaptation of the skills and knowledge of workers to maintain their employability in the company and in the market itself.

This means to cope with a training provision that it is not known in advance and must be updated continuously. In this sense, CVET is the best supporting for companies and workers.

The program developed in the PR-ERF project faces this situation by providing through the curriculum proposed in the Key Competences of European Reference Framework the knowledge, but also, skills and attitudes that will assist the upskilling of employees along their working life.

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Testing YES PACK: Training Pilots for Young Entrepreneurs

Now available the 4th newsletter of European project YES describing the testing of YES PACK training programme for entrepreneurs, main result of the project.

Young entrepreneurs in Spain, Turkey, Greece and Portugal have tested Logo YEs
YES PACK training program, which offers key contents to start up and successfully manage a business. YES PACK is an innovative VET programme addressing young unemployed, referring to Youth Entrepreneurship and providing with materials and educational contents essential for any prospective successful entrepreneur.

YES PACK Learning Units:

1. Introduction to Entrepreneurship, 2. Starting a Business, 3. Risk Management and Business Law, 4. Marketing, 5. Business Finance and Economics, 6. Management of a Firm, 7. Taxation, 8. Business Plan.

More information in YES European project 4th Newsletter

Tackling Youth Unemployment Through Entrepreneurship

yesTurquiaYES PACK entrepreneurs training program, educational materials and tools were presented to 180 stakeholders during the closure conference of European project "YES: Youth unemployment: Fostering Entrepreneurial Skills" held in Istanbul, Turkey this Friday October 24th, 2014.

Throughout two years YES project consortium, including education providers from Spain, Greece, Portugal, and Turkey, analyzed and adjusted to their country contexts two previous entrepreneurship programs, in order to develop YES PACK innovative entrepreneurship training program, suitable for young unemployed in different countries.

YES PACK blended learning program fosters Entrepreneurial Skills among young unemployed. It focuses on understanding the business and macroeconomic environment, as the concepts related to a business and to entrepreneurs. The program combines in-class and e-learning sessions for the study of 8 entrepreneurship Learning Units: Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Starting a Business, Risk Management and Business Law, Marketing, Business Finance and Economics, Management of a Firm, Taxation, and Business Plan.

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Practical Methodology for Acquiring Key Competences of European Reference Framework through Continuous Vocational Education and Training

PRERF1 ESIf you are a PERSONAL ASSISTANT or a personal assistant trainer then this Project is for you. Through PR-ERF a holistic methodology will be developed to help you to develop yourself in the European Reference Framework competences, taking into account the specifics of your own profession.

PR-ERF project is two year Leonardo Da Vinci Transfer of Innovation project whose aim is to develop a holistic methodology for recognition and development of 8 ERF Key Competences as a package of Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes that all individuals need to acquire through CVET for personal fulfilment, development, inclusion and employment.

Further information about the project in Newsletter 1