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TRACK Erasmus+ project (TRAining and recognition of informal Carers Skills)

Over 80% of care across the EU is provided by partners, relatives and friends. Everyone may be an informal carer at some stage in his or her life. At this moment, having the opportunity to access adapted training can be extremely useful…

Objectives of the projectSupporting informal carersTRACK is a European Erasmus+ project aimed at developing and testing a training programme for informal caregivers. This training programme will be proposed in a flexible ‘blended’ more (mixing on-line and face to face sessions), and include mentoring for informal caregivers.

Recognising the skills acquired by informal carers and improve their situation on the labour market.The project will develop assessment methods for the skills acquired by informal carers and propose a roadmap for the certification of such skills.

Main activities planned

  • A baseline study on “Informal caring and learning opportunities” (published on March 2016)
  • Focus groups organized in France, Germany and Spain (February/March 2016) aimed at contributing to the definition of the content of the training;
  • The design of the training programme (during 2016)
  • Exploitation workshops in France, Germany and Spain (scheduled for early 2017)
  • A report on the implementation and evaluation of the training programme (scheduled for mid-2017)
  • A report on the feasibility and the added value of a certification process. (2017)
  • A final international conference (June 2017 in Brussels).

Consortium membersThe project gathers 5 national organisations from 4 countries (Austria France, Germany, Spain), representing different stakeholders (local authorities, NGOs, research, training providers…) and a European umbrella organisation representing carers organisation. The consortium is led by IPERIA L’Institut, the national French Institute for the professionalisation of family employment).

For more information: https://eurocarers.org/track-2/

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