Enhancing Digital tools for an Inclusive Dyslexia Adult Education

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Project Type:

Erasmus+ KA220-ADU – Cooperation partnerships in adult education


Project Description: 


The DYGI4ADU project aims at improving the knowledge on the phenomenon of adult dyslexia and on effective methodologies for remediation through analysis, research and the creation of a manual and digital teaching material to support adult educators. DYGI4ADU considers inclusivity and accessibility as core to future digital pedagogy success.


-Improved knowledge on the phenomenon of adult dyslexia and on effective methodologies for remediation;

-Improved competences and strengthened expertise and skills of adult educators and providers supplying them with innovative and digital-based approach to teach adults with dyslexia;

-Provision of a community-based learning environment and transfer of knowledge on Assistive technology to support adults with dyslexia;

-Sensitization of communities regarding a so common but lacking clarity learning difficulty that influences the learning pathway of adults and its employment opportunities.



a report on Current approaches of Dyslexia In Adults;
a report with evidenced based Indicators of Dyslexia In Adult learners; 

-an inventory report of innovative pedagogical and tech approaches for adults with dyslexia; 

-a Dyslexia Signs and Remediation Strategies Handbook

a training package of 5 video-modules;
a training guide for adult educators;
an open e-learning space (platform); 

working sessions for adult dyslexics and their trainers/tutors. 

Developing VET Entrepreneurial Green Mindset and skills for Small-Business Development

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Project Type:

 KA220- Capacity building in the field of higher education, vocational education and training, youth and sport

Project Description: 


GSMESKILL project aims at reinforcing the links and coordination between VET systems and local labor markets in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. The project focuses on the improvement and empowerment of VET providers in the fields of management, governance, inclusion, quality assurance, innovation and internationalization. These actions and improvements will consequently lead to an increase of the levels of competences, skills and employability potential of VET learners, and an increased awareness among those institutional actors that should bridge the labor market and VET.



– reinforce the links between the third countries not associated to the Programme VET system and its labor market so as to better align VET to local labor market opportunities. 

 increase the capacities of VET providers and teachers especially in the fields of management, governance, inclusion, quality assurance, innovation; and internationalization

 improvthe level of competences, skills and employability potential of VET learners.

 improve the knowledge, technical, managerial and pedagogical skills of VET teachers and trainers

 support the exposure of staff and policy makers bridging the labour market and VET closer.

 develop networks and exchanges of good practice between VET providers in third countries and European countries.




– Report for VET green entrepreneurial skills for SME development 

– Regional study on entrepreneurial education and vocational training in SSA 

– Best pedagogical practices for small- scale entrepreneurship in EU countries Report 

– Comparative analysis of entrepreneurship vocational education in SSA and EU countries 

– Coaching Guide on Innovative and digitalised vocational methodologies for VET providers. 

– Training Toolbox for VET Entrepreneurial Green Mindset and skills for Small Business Development 

– Multi-stakeholder community for successful entrepreneurship in SSA 

– GSMESKILL e- learning platform 

– Policy Recommendations for Inclusive VET education in SSA 


Hydroponic Vertical Farming VET- Developing VET for addressing vertical hydroponic farming skills needs: HYDRO- FARM- VET

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Project Type:
 KA220-VET – Cooperation partnerships in vocational education and training
Project Description: 


Hydro_Farm_VET project is a 28-month project that aims to increase the flexibility of VET opportunities, develop a new VOOC on vertical Hydroponic and create opportunities for integration into labor market establishing the conditions for human capital capacity development, and career opportunities for agriculture workers and entrepreneurs who want to start or expand their business in that field.

Hydro_Farm_VET anticipates to respond to the following needs:

        Scarcity of training programmes and courses on Vertical hydroponic technology especially 

        Lack of Hydroponic knowledge and skills in the agricultural sector, as well as lack of well-timed and well-aligned training provisions that address these skills shortages, gaps, and mismatches

        Lack of training tools and resources in the field of Hydroponics with integrated online approaches 

        Lack of political discussion in the sense of restructuring and re-shaping the rules governing organic production, labelling and control and the role of soil on organic products definition (Council Regulation No 834/2007)



-Improvement of specialized VET training in order to make the agricultural sector more accessible and attractive anticipating existing gaps and accelerating transition to this future-oriented type of farming

   Creation of opportunities for integration into labor market and establishment of the conditions for human capital capacity development, and career opportunities for agriculture workers and entrepreneurs to increase flexibility of opportunities in VET. 

  Development of a network of education and training providers, as well as stakeholders in order to draw recommendations on the evolution of related training opportunities and to strengthen the dialogue regarding the Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products (Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008).


  One (1) report on best practices, applied initiatives and policies on hydroponic farming in the context of EU; 

  One (1) report on the existing VET training, courses and job opportunities in EU; 

  Five (5) National Reports as needs assessment to determine the gap and needs between the present state and the desired state

 A new VOOC on vertical Hydroponic

 Five (5) workshops for the exchange of good practices and VET training presentation involving various stakeholders from all the levels of education and governance; 

 Five (5) National Policy Recommendation briefs and one (1) transnational to contribute on the change hydroponic status quo in EU.

Developing Integrative on-line Parenting Courses: Strategies for Raising Children Affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences. Smart – Parenting

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Project Type: 

Erasmus+ KA220-ADU – Cooperation partnerships in adult education

Project Description:

Smart Parenting is a 28-month project bringing together a variety of EU partners and aiming to secure a more resilient and promising future for children with Adverse Childhood Experiences by establishing a comprehensive online model of parent- support grounded on the principles of informed decision-making and positive parenting, thus contributing to the reduction in short- and long-term trauma-related symptoms of the child, and creating an inclusive environment that fosters equity and equality.


-To foster prevention on potential adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) by offering concrete alternatives to abusive and ineffective methods of discipline and control 

-To increase knowledge and skills of non-professionals (adult parents) and professionals who will locally deliver high-quality, evidence-based and online parental education and support in preventing and responding to ACEs. Most importantly parents will learn about the impact of trauma on their child development. 

-To provide easy, practical strategies to help parents build strong and healthy relationships with their children prevent problems in the family, school and community before they arise and create family environments that encourage children to realize their potential. 


– An array of evidence-based parenting programs possessing high likelihood of producing positive results in parent-child relationship. 

– Core curriculum and a parent training guide and trainer’s material focusing on Adverse Childhood Experiences – mainly neglect and abuse- and ways to mitigate troublesome behavior. 

– Digital and audio – visual scripts and evidence-based messages for parents and caregivers that are shown to improve their mental health, give them positive ways to manage challenging child behaviour, and how to enjoy playing together.

Curricula Development on Climate Change Policy and Law Erasmus+Program


Project Type:

KA220 – Capacity building for higher education

Project Description: 

The aim of the project is to develop, test and adapt new curricula in the field of Climate Change (CC) Law. Specifically, the integration of an multidisciplinary educational programme on Global CC Policy and Law, offered at a level of Postgraduate diploma (PGDIp) or alternatively as LL.M depending on each Partner HEI final decision, will aim to address the need of a new generation of post-graduates in a LLM that will acquire a high-level expertise on environmental policies and CC law.


The CCP_LAW project will support Malaysia, India and Vietnam to address the challenges facing their higher education systems by improving its quality and relevance for the labour market.Therefore, the project will improve the level of competences and skills in the HEIs by developing a new and innovative ICT-based education program and by applying best practices pedogeological methodologies among academics and learners.  The new postgraduate courses will first of all support the modernization, accessibility and internationalization of higher education in Malaysia, India and Vietnam. Creation of CCP_ Law Centers in all the Law Departments of the Asian HEIs will support the capacity to network effectively in research and the ability to create links with the institutional efforts for CC policy-making.



To develop, test and adapt new curricula in the field of Climate Change (CC) Law

To support the modernization, accessibility and internationalization of higher education and to address the challenges facing the higher education systems in Malaysia, India and Vietnam

To improve the level of competencies and skills in the HEIs by developing a new and innovative ICT-based education program and by applying best practices pedagogical methodologies among academics and learners

To contribute to strengthened cooperation between EU and the Partner Countries

To promote people-people contacts, intercultural awareness and understanding

To open Climate Change Law Centers (PC HEIs)



 design and develop the main courses on CCP_Law

– design, prepare and implement courses on ICT and OER, addressed to University academic/teaching staff, aiming to advance their knowledge in the new educational trends, and effective use information technologies in order to identify themselves as scientists in research and in the student’s environment as well

 activities for Operating the New and enhanced Master Programme on Climate Change Policy and Law

Developing VET for addressing Construction and Demolition Waste Management skills needs


Project type: Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training (KA202)

Project Description: CDWaste-ManageVET”-Developing VET for addressing Construction and Demolition Waste Management skills needs, co-funded by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union, KA202 – Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training


 -to promote VET for employees on construction sector by addressing modern training needs in accordance with EU priorities regarding current CDW management rules and circular economy. Through CDWaste-ManageVET project, a modern and innovative e-training VET program will be developed, based on Vocational Open Online Course (VOOC), tailored to labor market needs and targeted to bridge the skills gap and shortages in CDW Management by upskilling the existing workforce and equipping people in constructor sector with the necessary skills to effectively manage waste.

-to enhance opportunities for integration into labor market and create the conditions for developing human capital capacity and career opportunities, through integrating free accessible VET.

-to strengthen the participation of representatives of education and training providers, as well as construction sector stakeholders exchange information and good practices in order to draw recommendations on the evolution of such skills and jobs.

-to empower cooperation between educational institutions and business, as a result of combining theoretical & practical training.

Participants in the project will be directly or indirectly benefited from its activities and outputs. Namely, min 90 VET learners will develop sector-specific skills that will respond to the evolving changes due to the challenges of a circular economy, among them 30 VET trainees will be benefited through their participation in a small scale internship/ mentorship programme and min 18 VET providers will enhance new training programs by integrating project outputs.


  • Industry Driven Analysis and Best Practice handbook
  • CDW Management VET curricula (CDWaste-ManageVET curricula) with a stimulated WBL component
  • CDWaste on-line training platform
  • Report on final training program




The Other Side of the Story: Perpetrators in Change 


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Grant Agreement Number – 881684 REC-AG-2019/REC-RDAP-GBV-AG-2019 

Project Description:

The aim of the OSSPC project is to prevent further domestic violence and change violent behavioral patterns by increasing the capacity of frontline workers that will further teach perpetrators of domestic violence to adopt non-violent behavior in interpersonal relationships and understand the impact of domestic violence on the them, family and community.

“The Other Side of the Story: Perpetrators in Change” (OSSPC) is a project which will be implemented by: The Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family – APHVF, Cyprus as Coordinator and its partners, Bournemouth University (BU)- United Kingdom, Centro di Ascolto Uomini Maltrattanti Onlus- CAM, Italy, The Union of Women Associations of Heraklion Prefecture (UWAH), Greece, European Knowledge Spot, Greece and The Social and Medical Services Directorate (DASM), Cluj-Napoca. 

The project is co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC) of the European Union (2014-2020)


-Facilitate national agencies and/or community-based organizations in formulating or re–formulating action plans for better and more effective responding to domestic violence through the provision of evidence-based research on the effectiveness of perpetrator programmes.

-Train 300 frontline workers and increase their competences by developing an effective capacity-building methodology and a corresponding training package. –

-Foster multi-agency domestic violence strategy and create an efficient network of prevention and early intervention through the delivery of: reports on regional strategies for multiagency collaboration, organization of roundtables with relevant stakeholders aiming to foster multiagency and integrated response to domestic violence and of statement papers on multiagency collaboration and protocols of cooperation in domestic violence and perpetrator intervention programmes.

-Increase awareness on the importance of effective and high-quality information sharing as well as timely safeguarding response through the organization of regional roundtable meetings with 100 professionals and at least 50 agencies which will adhere to Protocol guidelines.


-Improved awareness on the need of perpetrator programmes as an important element of an integrated/comprehensive approach to preventing and combating violence against women.

-Increased knowledge and understanding of frontline workers of the dynamics behind domestic violence and abuse and of the typical beliefs, values and tactics of perpetrators.

-Strengthened multi agency collaboration in the field of the project.

-Appropriate tools will be produced and awareness raising events will be implemented to prevent abusive practices and urge the public and policy makers stand together against domestic violence.