Make your community SMARTER - Count me in project
The project “Count me in” has reached one of its milestones: the course “Make your community SMARTER” for adult learners is ready and available online in an easy-to-read format to all users! This Erasmus+ KA2 partnership, made up of 8 partners from Kosovo, Latvia, Poland, Italy, Croatia and Spain, has been working hard for two years and its almost reaching its end. Smart project ideas, successful existing smart initiatives and solutions, an online course targeting adult educators and much more can already be found at the project’s open platform.
After the success of the training course in Reus, Spain, in April 2019, where the e-course “Smart tools for Smart development” was piloted by educators from all partner countries, the partnership began to develop learning materials targeting adults from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them realise their full potential to use tech devices and resources to find smart solutions that can be applied in their community, workplaces, and daily life.
By using new tools and technologies, and with the help of illustrative examples of good practices and initiatives from all over Europe stored in an open database, these learning materials will train users to make the most of the newest technologies and tools within reach to make their professional, personal or community contexts SMARTER. The course is divided in 8 modules, each dealing with an area where users will be able to implement all they learn:
- Water management
- Waste management
- Energy management
- Access for all
- Urban mobility
- Citizens Services
- Data mining
The “Make your community SMARTER” course will be made available in Albanian, Croatian, English, Italian, Latvian, Polish, Spanish and will be accessible to everybody interested in the topic from anywhere and at any time. Furthermore, its adapted format, makes it accessible for all users, going from low-skilled and low-qualified adults to people with special educational needs.
In the upcoming months, partners will pilot the materials with their learners and move on to the final modifications before the project comes to an end.
Additionally, partners have created an “Action Plans” section were they invite people to reflect on the actions that they might already be doing and consider starting other actions, particularly those that can turn their communities into a SMART ones. Check it out here and start making smarter actions!
Visit our open platform at www.countmein.eu and learn more about this very interesting topic or contact the consortium by email email@example.com if you are interested in getting involved in the project activities.
www.countmein.eu - Project No. 2017-1-ES01-KA204-037924)