ABOUT

Project Overview

Aim & Objectives

Outputs

Methodology

Partners


LearnGen’s focus is to combat segregation, discrimination, and social exclusion of marginalized workers.EU Commission communicated in 2017 an inclusion and diversity strategy promoting the inclusion of older staff to equal work opportunities as younger staff.

LearnGen will assist develop skills in both worker groups to teach and learn from each other, making them less vulnerable to professional challenges, resulting in the implementation of innovative practice at the organizational level, specifically by having older workers mentoring youth on skills such as strategic and critical thinking and problem-solving and young workers using reverse mentoring to train older workers to become digitally and media literate.

1. Support elderly and young workers to develop core skills necessary to teach and learn from each other
2. Improve collaboration and knowledge and enhance access to training and qualifications for all 
3. Support SME managers and Trainers to design, implement and monitor effective inclusive policies and practices
4. Build competences of managers and trainers to design learning programs on peer-to-peer mentoring
5. Overcoming skills mismatches

1. Intergenerational Learning Curriculum
2. Training Package for employees trained to become Mentors
3. eLearning Platform and OERs.

1. Intergenerational Learning Curriculum
The content of the training will include the following 6 modules:

• Module 1. Introduction to Intergenerational Learning
• Module 2. Needs analysis to identify Intergenerational Learning needs in businesses
• Module 3. Designing Strategies for Managers, HR Professionals and VET Providers to combat ageism and social exclusion at the workplace
• Module 4. Implementing, monitoring and evaluating the above strategies
• Module 5. Train the Mentor curriculum and material
• Module 6. Implementing, monitoring and evaluating the training program

The curriculum will be equivalent to 18 hours of blended learning. The main output of the modules will be a draft of a strategy document and a draft program design integrating digital tools and targeting managers, trainers and HR professionals. An 8-hour workshop will be delivered to the managers, HR professionals and Trainers, followed by 5 hours of independent/group online learning. The independent/group learning will include live online tutoring and optional additional face-to-face meetings. A 5-hour workshop at the end will be held during which participants will present their strategies for their businesses/workplaces.

2. Training Package for employees trained to become Mentors
The content of the training will include the following 4 modules:

• Module 1. Principles and techniques of Mentoring and Reverse Mentoring
• Module 2. Competency framework and examples of the skills to be transferred
• Module 3. Mentoring scenarios for role-play practice
• Module 4. Adapting digital tools in your work, based on the two target groups’ needs

The curriculum will be equivalent to a total of 40 hours of blended learning. The main output of the modules will be a draft of a strategy document and a draft program design integrating digital tools and targeting low skilled low qualified workers of different age groups.

  • BRCCI

    BRCCI – BULGARIAN-ROMANIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION / BULGARIA

    www.brcci.eu
    Established in 2003, the Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a specialized organization that has the resources and experience to assist with information, advice and market consultations all companies aiming at developing business in Bulgaria and Romania. The Chamber implements several activities and projects in the fields of promoting entrepreneurship, tourism, environment protection, innovation, bio-energy, vocational education and training. A number of market studies, including in relation to attitudes to economic activities, analysis of sectors with potential for development, specialized services and mediation for the presentation of Bulgarian business in Romania and Romanian in Bulgaria through specialized trade missions, network events, training and seminars on current topics of economic life, participation in exhibitions and many other. Together with institutions and international organizations, capacity has been built in joint projects for the exchange of experience and cooperation on topics of mutual interest related to the development of the Danube region.
  • FIPL

    FIPL – FUTURE IN PERSPECTIVE LIMITED / IRELAND

    www.futureinperspective.com
    Future In Perspective Limited (FIP) is a private company working in the field of youth development, adult education, vocational training, e-learning, digital media and social inclusion. The company specializes in the development of innovative educational materials and courseware specifically targeted at non-mainstream educational providers. The company generally works to address the needs of those on the margins of society for whom traditional education and second chance education has failed. FIP places a particular emphasis on developing self-directed learning pathways to encourage the educational development of “Free Agent Learners”. FIP harnesses the latest technologies in its service offering building the skills of front-line youth professionals and volunteers enabling youth target group members to develop their key competences in unique action learning and blended learning environments.
  • MINDSHIFT

    MINDSHIFT / PORTUGAL

    www.mindshift.pt
    Mindshift Talent Advisory is a start-up SME established in 2016 in Lisbon, with a strong focus on digital transformation in HR. Mindshift operates both at national and international level, by combining quality service provision with digital talent, technology, gamification, consulting and creativity, thus enabling companies to strengthen their workforce, innovate and be market leaders.
  • CARDET

    CARDET / CYPRUS

    www.cardet.org
    CARDET is one of the leading research and development centers in the Mediterranean region with global expertise in project design and implementation, capacity building, vocational education and training, and e-learning. CARDET is independently affiliated with universities and institutions from around the world, such as Yale University, the University of Nicosia and the International Council of Educational Media.
  • Motion Digital s.r.o. / CZECH REPUBLIC

    Motion Digital s.r.o. / CZECH REPUBLIC

    www.motion-digital.eu
    Motion Digital is an organization established in the Czech Republic by a group of experts with global expertise in their respective areas. The group aims to develop into one of the leading companies in the area of technology and education in the Czech Republic and the European Union. The vision is to achieve exponential growth in human development, by leveraging technology and digital innovations. The vision of Motion Digital is to play a big role in enabling and empowering innovators to create the possibilities for this to happen in a sustainable ecosystem.
  • INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT / CYPRUS

    INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT / CYPRUS

    www.iodevelopment.eu
    The Institute of Development was established in 2003. It conducts research and offers trainings and consulting dealing with societal and organizational challenges. Its vision is to contribute to the improvement of the society’s quality of life through the continuous development of the individual, the family, the human resources of businesses and educational organisations. It aims to promote a positive outlook towards life and work experiences, boost the creativity, resilience, wellbeing, engagement and overall performance of individuals and organizations.
  • EUROTRAINING EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION

    EUROTRAINING EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION / GREECE

    www.eurotraining.gr
    ΕUROTraining is an Educational Organization of national scope, specialising in the sectors of New Technologies and ICT, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Tourism, Arts and Culture, Energy, Agriculture and Aquaculture. Eurotraining aims to satisfy the needs of enterprises, bodies & organizations both in the public and the private sector. ΕUROTraining addresses the labour potential of the market who wants to upgrade their qualifications and abilities. These are unemployed people, incoming employed people in the labour market, new entrepreneurs, employees, disabled people, enterprises officers, graduates of high schools and Universities. Key Activities are modern vocational training programs (blending learning using ICT), web-based Learning Management Systems, human resources training seminars, Inter- entrepreneurship training seminars.

Project Overview


LearnGen’s focus is to combat segregation, discrimination, and social exclusion of marginalized workers.EU Commission communicated in 2017 an inclusion and diversity strategy promoting the inclusion of older staff to equal work opportunities as younger staff.

LearnGen will assist develop skills in both worker groups to teach and learn from each other, making them less vulnerable to professional challenges, resulting in the implementation of innovative practice at the organizational level, specifically by having older workers mentoring youth on skills such as strategic and critical thinking and problem-solving and young workers using reverse mentoring to train older workers to become digitally and media literate.

Aim & Objectives


1. Support elderly and young workers to develop core skills necessary to teach and learn from each other
2. Improve collaboration and knowledge and enhance access to training and qualifications for all
3. Support SME managers and Trainers to design, implement and monitor effective inclusive policies and practices
4. Build competences of managers and trainers to design learning programs on peer-to-peer mentoring
5. Overcoming skills mismatches

Outputs


1. Intergenerational Learning Curriculum
2. Training Package for employees trained to become Mentors
3. eLearning Platform and OERs.

Methodology


1. Intergenerational Learning Curriculum
The content of the training will include the following 6 modules:

• Module 1. Introduction to Intergenerational Learning
• Module 2. Needs analysis to identify Intergenerational Learning needs in businesses
• Module 3. Designing Strategies for Managers, HR Professionals and VET Providers to combat ageism and social exclusion at the workplace
• Module 4. Implementing, monitoring and evaluating the above strategies
• Module 5. Train the Mentor curriculum and material
• Module 6. Implementing, monitoring and evaluating the training program

The curriculum will be equivalent to 18 hours of blended learning. The main output of the modules will be a draft of a strategy document and a draft program design integrating digital tools and targeting managers, trainers and HR professionals. An 8-hour workshop will be delivered to the managers, HR professionals and Trainers, followed by 5 hours of independent/group online learning. The independent/group learning will include live online tutoring and optional additional face-to-face meetings. A 5-hour workshop at the end will be held during which participants will present their strategies for their businesses/workplaces.

2. Training Package for employees trained to become Mentors
The content of the training will include the following 4 modules:

• Module 1. Principles and techniques of Mentoring and Reverse Mentoring
• Module 2. Competency framework and examples of the skills to be transferred
• Module 3. Mentoring scenarios for role-play practice
• Module 4. Adapting digital tools in your work, based on the two target groups’ needs

The curriculum will be equivalent to a total of 40 hours of blended learning. The main output of the modules will be a draft of a strategy document and a draft program design integrating digital tools and targeting low skilled low qualified workers of different age groups.

Partners


  • BRCCI

    BRCCI – BULGARIAN-ROMANIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION / BULGARIA

    www.brcci.eu
    Established in 2003, the Bulgarian-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a specialized organization that has the resources and experience to assist with information, advice and market consultations all companies aiming at developing business in Bulgaria and Romania. The Chamber implements several activities and projects in the fields of promoting entrepreneurship, tourism, environment protection, innovation, bio-energy, vocational education and training. A number of market studies, including in relation to attitudes to economic activities, analysis of sectors with potential for development, specialized services and mediation for the presentation of Bulgarian business in Romania and Romanian in Bulgaria through specialized trade missions, network events, training and seminars on current topics of economic life, participation in exhibitions and many other. Together with institutions and international organizations, capacity has been built in joint projects for the exchange of experience and cooperation on topics of mutual interest related to the development of the Danube region.
  • FIPL

    FIPL – FUTURE IN PERSPECTIVE LIMITED / IRELAND

    www.futureinperspective.com
    Future In Perspective Limited (FIP) is a private company working in the field of youth development, adult education, vocational training, e-learning, digital media and social inclusion. The company specializes in the development of innovative educational materials and courseware specifically targeted at non-mainstream educational providers. The company generally works to address the needs of those on the margins of society for whom traditional education and second chance education has failed. FIP places a particular emphasis on developing self-directed learning pathways to encourage the educational development of “Free Agent Learners”. FIP harnesses the latest technologies in its service offering building the skills of front-line youth professionals and volunteers enabling youth target group members to develop their key competences in unique action learning and blended learning environments.
  • MINDSHIFT

    MINDSHIFT / PORTUGAL

    www.mindshift.pt
    Mindshift Talent Advisory is a start-up SME established in 2016 in Lisbon, with a strong focus on digital transformation in HR. Mindshift operates both at national and international level, by combining quality service provision with digital talent, technology, gamification, consulting and creativity, thus enabling companies to strengthen their workforce, innovate and be market leaders.
  • CARDET

    CARDET / CYPRUS

    www.cardet.org
    CARDET is one of the leading research and development centers in the Mediterranean region with global expertise in project design and implementation, capacity building, vocational education and training, and e-learning. CARDET is independently affiliated with universities and institutions from around the world, such as Yale University, the University of Nicosia and the International Council of Educational Media.
  • Motion Digital s.r.o. / CZECH REPUBLIC

    Motion Digital s.r.o. / CZECH REPUBLIC

    www.motion-digital.eu
    Motion Digital is an organization established in the Czech Republic by a group of experts with global expertise in their respective areas. The group aims to develop into one of the leading companies in the area of technology and education in the Czech Republic and the European Union. The vision is to achieve exponential growth in human development, by leveraging technology and digital innovations. The vision of Motion Digital is to play a big role in enabling and empowering innovators to create the possibilities for this to happen in a sustainable ecosystem.
  • INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT / CYPRUS

    INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT / CYPRUS

    www.iodevelopment.eu
    The Institute of Development was established in 2003. It conducts research and offers trainings and consulting dealing with societal and organizational challenges. Its vision is to contribute to the improvement of the society’s quality of life through the continuous development of the individual, the family, the human resources of businesses and educational organisations. It aims to promote a positive outlook towards life and work experiences, boost the creativity, resilience, wellbeing, engagement and overall performance of individuals and organizations.
  • EUROTRAINING EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION

    EUROTRAINING EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION / GREECE

    www.eurotraining.gr
    ΕUROTraining is an Educational Organization of national scope, specialising in the sectors of New Technologies and ICT, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Tourism, Arts and Culture, Energy, Agriculture and Aquaculture. Eurotraining aims to satisfy the needs of enterprises, bodies & organizations both in the public and the private sector. ΕUROTraining addresses the labour potential of the market who wants to upgrade their qualifications and abilities. These are unemployed people, incoming employed people in the labour market, new entrepreneurs, employees, disabled people, enterprises officers, graduates of high schools and Universities. Key Activities are modern vocational training programs (blending learning using ICT), web-based Learning Management Systems, human resources training seminars, Inter- entrepreneurship training seminars.

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Project Number: 2020-1-BG01-KA202-079064
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