Train the Competent

Partners: Hungary, Romania, France, Norway, Poland, United Kingdom, Portugal, Greece

Reference number: 2019-1-HU01-KA204-060959

Period: 01.09.2019 – 31.08.2022

The project will contribute to improve the employ-ability chances of adults with disabilities by providing them a modular training to become (co-)trainers. The new skills and knowledge will broaden their job opportunities and expand their possibilities for active and fulfilled lives. At the same time, participants will be able to support their peers towards the labour market and also those professional awareness raising equality training / awareness programs designed for employers, HR professionals, decision makers that are proven to be a major step towards successful employability of the population with disabilities.

The partnership develop 2 Intellectual Outputs to reach the above written goals:

1. The “Train the trainer” guideline is designed for professionals and adult educators/trainers to prepare them to train participants with disability (target group) to become professional co-trainers or peer supporters.
2. Train the co-trainer training curriculum for disabled co-trainers
Both IOs are tested during the project: IO1 as a short-term joint staff training and IO2 as a multiplier events at every partner country.
Testing: IO1
Partners organise a learning/teaching/training activities during the project period.
Professionals, educators, trainers of the project partners learn/teach each other how to train a disabled person to become co-trainer.
Partners organize a 5-day learning/teaching/training activity for the experts of partners who will later on train the disabled trainers. (at least 1-2 professionals /project partner) The aim of this activity is to prepare professionals to effectively provide a modular training for the disabled participants to prepare them to become co-trainers in awareness raising trainings later on.
Testing IO2
All partner organize multiplier events for disabled adult learners (participants of the co-trainers program willing to become co-trainers in awareness raising trainings) to test the Intellectual Output2
(developed co-trainer training program).
The project results and outcomes will be widely disseminated via project websites, local partner websites and multiplier events.
All partner organize multiplier events for NGO-s, universities (if they have disabled students), educators, trainers and interested professionals working on related fields (10-15 organizations) at the end of the project to share its experiences about the process and testing of the training program for disabled co-trainers. Guests of the event will be mainly teachers, adult educators , professionals from related universities, ngo-s working with disabled clients.

Project website will be developed, and the partnership use other online platforms to share the outcomes, experiences and result.