RefuTools (2016-2018) Erasmus+ Program
A Cooperation Project for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices, focused on the development of a support tool for refugees and professionals working with refugees.
Designation: RefuTools. Development of a toolbox for the support of refugees and refugee workers.
Project: Belonging to the European Union Erasmus+ Program, 2016 Call, of the Key Action 2 of Cooperation for Innovation and the exchange of Good Practices.
Project Identification: 2016-1-DE02-KA204-003268.
Duration: 24 months, since September 2016 until August 2018.
Budget: 203.576 €.
Coordinator of the project: Westdeutscher Handwerkskammertag eV (Germany).
Partners: Fundación Laboral de la Construcción (Spain), CNET Group (Austria), Vondi Consulting Unternehmensberatung Vondrak (Austria), Centro Edile Andrea Palladio (Italy), Center za Poloslovno Usposabljanje (Slovenia), BFW-NRW Die Bauindustrie Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany) and Bildungszentren des Baugewerbes eV -BZB- (Germany).
The RefuTools Project aims to develop, from a holistic view, a series of supportive tools for refugees, in the different areas of their life; their daily life, their social integration, their formative inclusion and their working skills in the construction sector.
Throughout the project, four products will be developed: a Mobile Application with basic information adapted to the needs of refugees; a participatory theatre outline, which enables dynamics of comprehension and which facilitates integration; a board game, to support everyday scenarios resolutions; and a curriculum for integration, adequacy and basic skills learning of competences in vocational training in the construction sector.
Accessible results in several languages
Every described result will be available for free, through the website, in English, Arabic and French, in addition to the languages of participant countries in the project, developed for refugees and for professionals working with migrants and refugees, as well as for anyone else who has interest.
The expected impact to achieve with this European project is addressed to several aspects: the successful integration of refugees, their Vocational Training accreditation and to the inclusive education, their integration into the labour market and the support of intercultural dialogue.
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