Information and Training for Trade Unionists
NAME OF PROJECT: Network of European Trade Union Academies – Better Information and Training of Trade Unionists
IMPLEMENTING ORGANISATIONS: Europäische Akademie der Arbeit (EAdA), SOLIDAR and European Trade Union Institute (ETUI)
PERIOD: October 2010 - October 2011
MAIN AIM: To highlight the social dimension of education and lifelong learning by bringing the popular education movements, workers' education academies and trade union institutes together to work on a common agenda.
Organise the common development of content for training programmes and the exchange of vocational education and training providers between trade union education institutions in Europe.
Improve the international mobility of young trade union activists by setting up a Network of Workers' Education Academies across Europe.
Offer training courses focused on European issues for teaching staff and employees of institutions involved in the Network.
Examine the possibilities of applying European standards on quality assurance and management in vocational training, as well as applying standards on quality management of tertiary education to trade union academies across Europe.
Develop and disseminate a mechanism to assess competences and learning processes in the training courses offered by trade union academies.
21 September 2011 - Final Conference: "How to achieve decent work & quality jobs through effective information and training of workers", Brussels.
21-22 March 2011 - Workshop: "European dimension of workers' and labour academies and their curricula - Building 'Social Europe' through trade union educational contents", Frankfurt
15–16 March 2011 - Education Experts Network Meeting, Brussels
23-24 November 2010 – Workshop: “The role of educators in promoting Decent Work & Quality Jobs in Europe”, Stockholm, organised together with Arbetarnas Bildningsförbund (ABF) and Europäische Akademie der Arbeit (EAdA)
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This project is supported by European Commission, DG EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL AFFAIRS AND INCLUSION - Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations