There are fundamental knowledge, skills and competences every career practitioner, mentor, teacher and trainer needs to develop and improve in order to practice with due professional care and add value to people’s lives. There are also specific knowledge, skills and competences that build upon the acquired fundamental ones and that are required by the work with respective target groups and aiming at certain achievements.
Today we are happy to present to you Ladies First! Project that addresses such specific professional development. The project aims to empower teachers, trainers and counselors to support women beneficiaries in order to gain the necessary stability in-between working and personal life, especially in the framework of crisis.
Based on two successful initiatives, 7 partner organizations (Counselling NGO’s, research centers and VET providers, companies and social partners) from 6 countries (Greece, Cyprus, France, Portugal, Bulgaria and Italy) work together to develop Ladies First! Project in order to define common strategies to address work life balance for women in Europe.
– State of the Art: aims to highlight key issues & specific needs regarding women work life balance
– Training curriculum: based on the European ECVET framework, will be addressed to Counselors & VET teachers & trainers.
– Handbook: will provide in depth information about basic concepts, definitions and innovative methodological approaches for handling women work life balance and stability.
– Toolbox: useful set of practical activities based on the Ladies first! Handbook with innovative practical tools to support teachers, trainers & tutors
– User friendly online learning space & Apps: addressed to both educators and learners to raise awareness and develop their knowledge.
If you are interested in the project’s developments or want to find out more about the project’s progress, please visit the website http://www.ladiesfirst-project.eu or Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LadiesFirstEU and get in contact with the team.
The Ladies first! project, 2017-1-EL01-KA202-036219, has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.