Great to see other forms of digital technology being utilised to ease mobility and integration, as showcased during this morning's webinar discussion involving Ecctis and The West African Examinations Council, WAEC - Nigeria.
Project partners met this afternoon to set final deadlines for the completion of our MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) which allows settled female migrants to train to mentor others.
Project partners met this afternoon to set deadlines for the completion of our MOOC modules, run through stakeholder outreach event requirements and continue planning our final meeting in Nicosia, Cyprus early next year!
The "added layer of vulnerability" facing female migrants was a topic of discussion during this morning's webinar on fostering socio-labour inclusion, hosted by the European Network of Innovation for Inclusion.
Speakers from Finland, Italy and Turkey presented projects which have clear synergies with INFORMER and research that can help shape our outputs further.
In order to reach their national stakeholders, Italian partner Fo.Ri.Um. recently hosted two final online workshops to present project updates and seek advice and guidance from representatives of NGOs and charities who support migrant women.
Project partners met this afternoon to finalise plans for the development of our MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), and discuss the logistics of meeting in Nicosia, Cyprus next February.
The third and final Knowledge Exchange Workshop in Cyprus took place today, hosted by SYNTHESIS.
This was a chance to provide project updates to the national Community of Practice and integrated migrant women who attended, as well as ask for their perspectives as we develop our online mentoring course.
Some interesting takeaways from this morning's online EPALE discussion on "Reskilling & Upskilling: Fostering Intergenerational cooperation", involving UNICA - Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe, OBESSU and the European Youth Forum.
Relevant to INFORMER was the promotion of intergenerational dialogue which our mentoring scheme will foster, as well as the validation of non-formal learning like the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) we are building.
Interesting insights offered during today's High-Level Live Discussion on ‘Supporting Ukrainians in the EU through apprenticeships’ - especially relevant to INFORMER was the need to offer psychological support to these groups.
As part of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) partners are building, we will ensure that mentors know how to spot signs of mental ill health and are able to signpost mentees to the relevant services.
The third and final Swedish Knowledge Exchange Workshop was hosted by project partner Folkuniversitetet Uppsala today!
This was an opportunity to provide project updates to national stakeholders, as well as asking for guidance as we develop our online mentoring course.
Michael Miller, Project Officer, Aspire-igen Group