E-Bulletin № 1
Background information on the project
In September 2016 has started the ERASMUS+ project ‘Development of a toolbox to support refugees and people working with refugees (RefuTools)’.
This project´s intention is to develop innovative intellectual outputs branded “RefuTools”, which are to be regarded as a holistic approach of mutually complementaring outputs.
One of the outcomes will be a multilingual web-based app for smartphones with information for refugees about the daily life in the participating project countries. An educational theater will be used as a workup of relevant behaviors for refugees in the project partner countries. Playful learning about soft skills, which are important for the social integration in the partner countries, will be realized with a multilingual board game. Finally, the partners will develop a curriculum in order to mediate lower vocational skills, knowledge and skills in the construction sector.
As it can be taken from the project title, these outcomes are supposed to suppport people, who either arrived on their escape in one of the participating project partner’s countries, or for people, who keep on travelling from partner countries to other target countries to seek asylum. The project outcomes will also be designed for volunteers working with refugees.
In order to develop, implement and disseminate these supporting tools, an international consortium of various experts from vocational training centers in the construction sector, business consultants and organisations from the economical administration sector built up a strong and powerful project partnership, which will work on these issues for the next two years.
As soon as it has been published, it will be possible to follow the project´s efforts on it´s website www.whkt.de/refutools.
Berufsförderungswerk der Bauindustrie Nordrhein-Westfalen gGmbH (Germany), Bildungszentren des Baugewerbes (Germany), Centro Edile Andrea Palladio (Italy), Cnet Group Ltd. (Bulgaria), Fundacion Laboral de la Construccion (Spain), Gospodarska Zbornica Slovenje Center za Poslovno Usposabljanje (Slovenia), VondiConsulting Unternehmensberatung (Austria), Westdeutscher Handwerkskammertag (Germany)