Title Support against Vocational Training and Education Dropout
Project Number 2013-1-RO1-LEO05-28787
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text Set of innovative tools for preventing and combat early school leaving and vocational training leaving and other related phenomena, easy to use for all stakeholders.
Summary SaVED addresses one of the most actual problem: education and training drop out that has increased in recent years due to the economic crises. In 2011, at EU 27 level, 13.5% of all 18 to 24 year old left education and training having only lower secondary education or less. In Romania, the school dropout rate of learners bellow ISCED4 increased by one third over the last 9 years. The statistics are also alarmingly in most European countries and the chances to achieve the targets agreed by the European Council for each country are low, unless action is taken in this respect. The main aims of SaVED project was: to diminish the drop out process and absenteeism by adapting and transferring in RO, UK, BG, GR, TR the results of "Stop Dropout!" project; to improve the quality of learning process and conditions by extending the aim of Risk Detector(RD) and produce a new tool namely the Institutional Profile(IP); to foster cooperation inside of Flexible Prevention and Support System(FPSS). The objectives were: adapting the tools from the previous project to specific conditions from partner countries; identifying the institutional factors that influence the drop out phenomenon; developing new tools for improving the quality of education and training services and avoid school drop out; develop a dedicated online platform as support for FPSS. The consortium consisted in 7 partners from 5 UE and 1 non UE countries (see B.5.), all having the necessary skills and expertise for contributing to the successful development of the project. The promoter and coordinator INCSMPS(RO) is a national research institute for labour market and social protection, BLICK(AT) the coordinator of previous project is specialised in developing methods and tools for persons' integration into the world of work, INFOART(BG) and POINT(TR) are companies with a large expertise in ICT use for VET and European projects implementation, HMA(GR) is a very experienced Vocational Training Centre with strong connexion with the labour market, GINGERBRED(UK) is a membership organization for lone parents which provides a range of services including training, CJRAE(RO) is a public institution for supporting the educational process at local level. The project's outcomes: Risk Detector(RD), Personal profile(PP), Institutional Profile(IP) and Flexible Prevention and Support System(FPSS) will be integrated on an online platform. The early school leaving indicator assesses the performance of the educational and training systems, but signals some important aspects of social&economic life that can influence people's access to education and have negative impact on their integration on the labour market and access to quality jobs. The estimated project impact on long term is lowering early school leaving, improving the quality of education and training processes, increasing the stakeholders' collaboration for preventing the drop out and absenteeism.
SaVED project aimed to adapt the tools developed in the previous project to specific conditions from partner countries; identifying the institutional factors that influence the drop out phenomenon; developing new tools for improving the quality of education and training services and avoid school drop out; develop a dedicated online platform as support for FPSS.
A consortium from 7 countries implemented the project in 24 months for obtaining a set of innovative instruments and creating a network of stakeholders for preventing and fighting against drop out and related phenomenon.
The project implementation was organized on work packages leaded by a partner of consortium recommended by its expertise and is responsible with achievement of planned products respecting the deadlines and the planed quality. During all period of implementation the partners developed dissemination activities for make the project and its results known and for ensure the active participation of target group of the project. At the end of project a Final Conference was organized for presenting the project results and for collecting useful suggestions, recommendations in support of sustainability of final product FPSS.
Access for disadvantaged
material for open learning
Product information The project website is the place were are presented the objectives of the project, partners description, work plan and project results. The website is linked with the on-line platform that contains the set of innovative tools for preventing and combat early school leaving and vocational training leaving and other related phenomena developed in project.