Implementation of Life-long Learning Programmes for Human Resource Development in Social Sector in Latgale Region
Programme: EEA financial instrument and the bilateral financial instrument of the Norwegian government priority “Human resource development and education”
Project title: Implementation of Life-long Learning Programmes for Human Resource Development in Social Sector in Latgale Region
Lead partner: Latgale Planning region
Involved municipalities: Daugavpils district, Rezekne district, Kraslava district, Ludza district, Preili district, Daugavpils city, Rezekne city, Ludza town, Balvi town, Livani county, Preili county
The overall objective of the project: to promote and strengthen life-long learning opportunities in municipalities of Latgale Region for those employed in the social sector thus strengthening municipal capacity to provide social support and services to vulnerable and marginalized community groups and contributing to better quality of local and regional community.
Specific aims: to provide extensive and structured training to those employed in the social sector; to create functional basis for sustainable networking of social workers and institutions for life-long learning.
The target groups of the project: municipalities and their social institutions as well as 701 social workers of Latgale Region - social workers, care takers, social care takers and heads of social institutions directly responsible for provision of social assistance to local community, local vulnerable and marginalized community groups who are in need to receive professional social assistance and services to better integrate into community life and obtain social skills.
1. Project management, coordination and reporting activities
2. Implementation of qualification programme:
Module "Legislation in social sector" (6 days)
Module "Specifics of social work" (21 day)
Module "Achieving standards of social work. Capacity Building" (12 days)
Module "Communication skills" (6 days)
Module "Care at home" (7 days) – will be attended by carers.
3. Establishing cooperation network of social workers
Informative seminars in 7 target municipalities
Project publicity activities
Organization of social conference
Project period: 18 months (starting in August 2009).
Project status: on 09.06.2008. submitted for evaluation
Contact information: Guna Kornijenko, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: +371 654 28111