Adult/Vocational training is the key to the integration of groups at risk of exclusion into the labour market

Experts from six European countries meet in Santander to work on the development of new training and vocational/professional training quality assurance methods in order to enhance the integration of the social groups at risk of exclusion into the labour market.

On April 19th, 20th and 21st Documenta, European Development and Training Institute organized in Santander the transnational meetings of the European projects CERF (Certification Standard For European Reference Framework Key Competencies) and CQAF VET on line (Quality Assurance System Framework for Vet Providers), both projects part of the European Leonardo initiative.   


Graz: First AWB Workshop

AWBGraz2On March 16th and 17th Documenta has actively participated in the first of the five planned city workshops of the AWB project, addressing the study of European cities measures or practices to promote the employment of long-term unemployed aged 50+.

The workshop that took place in the city of Graz, Austria was organized by the company ZSI, Social Innovation Center, AWB project partner. The main aim of the workshop was the study of a regional active employment policy developed throughout the region of Stryria in Austria, and coordinated and implemented by the private company Move-ment, for the promotion of employment of unemployed aged 45 in the region.


Berlín: Perspective 50+

BerlinAWB1On April 11th and 12th Documenta has participated in Berlin workshop part of AWB planned activities for the study of the development and functioning of European cities employment policies to promote the employment of long-term unemployed aged 50 and above.

Gsub mbH, German partner of AWB project, presented for study a complete and interesting national employment program called Perspective 50+.  This program is being implemented in Germany since 2005 by the numerous job centers disseminated throughout the country. During the workshop the national program was highlighted and afterwards we studied and analyzed more specifically how the given program develops at local level in the city of Berlin.

The program Perspective 50+  is co-finaced by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the Federal Employment Agency of Germany with the aim of integrating long-term unemployed aged 50+ into the labour market. The JobCenters agree on the design and implementation of the project, in particular to on the definition of objectives and the evaluation of the results.


Community Reporters Training for Migrant Associations in Cantabria- Spain

isabel2PerioIn the framework of ISABEL project and with the overall objectives of applying new technologies to empower groups and communities, strengthen social and intercultural relationships, DOCUMENTA has organized a community reporter training targeted to Migrant Associations in Cantabria composed by adults between 26 and 56 years old coming from different countries.

The workshop aims to introduce the Migrant Associations in the world of citizen journalism showing the tools and knowledge necessary to acquire communication skills and to be able to publish news or stories written by them on the net. This allows participants to produce independently contents to express their life experiences, to write about their associations concerns or the activities undertaken.