2014–2016: Guide+: Good Guidance Stories+, Erasmus+, Ka2, Coordinated By Gsub Mbh
This project, GOOD GUIDANCE STORIES+, represents a thematic continuation of the GUIDE project which ran from 2011 to 2013. The focus of this project is to develop case study training modules for guidance practitioners that are based on the case studies derived in both the GUIDE and GOOD GUIDANCE STORIES+ projects.
These training modules will be integrated into the training systems of the participating countries in order to prepare local guidance practitioners for the specific challenges associated with guiding low-skilled people. Guidance specifically geared at low-skilled people, here defined as youths or adults that lack basic educational attainment, have no or low vocational qualifications, and possibly are lacking in/have poor basic skills, can improve their participation in society and the labour market, for example through the attainment of better qualification.
The case study method allows the distillation of real-world experiences into training modules for the further practical training of guidance practitioners.
The main objectives of this project are:
- The development of case study training modules for guidance practitioners who work with low-skilled people. These will be based on six already existing case studies and teaching notes from the GUIDE project, as well as two further case studies in France and the UK, which will be developed in the course of the GOOD GUIDANCE STORIES+ project.
- Regular and sustainable use of the developed case study training modules and the associated learning and teaching materials in the training systems for guidance practitioners of the participating countries (DE, IE, FR, IT, AT, UK).
- Inter-European knowledge transfer regarding the effective and real-world guidance of low-skilled people.
Tasks to be completed by the BJC in 2016
• Drafting the Guide+ curricula
• Testing the Guide+ curricula with guidance practitioners in Ireland
• Assisting in the development of the practical recommendation handbook
• Assisting in the development of the methodological guideline
• Ongoing dissemination of the project
• Proofreading documents relating to the project
• Participating in the evaluation of the project
• Attending the partner meeting in Brighton
• Hosting the final local multiplier event in Dublin
• Attending the final meeting in Berlin
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