Project Type Transfer of Innovation
The accelerated pace of our time, the on-going negative changes in the field of economy, the uncertainties faced in terms of jobs and at working places, the continuously rising level of expectations and requirements are, unfortunately, associated with stress, as well as illnesses caused by stress. Do we have to accept stress and live with it? No! By now stress is not just a problem that can be managed, but it is to be managed. The participant Bulgarian, Hungarian and Slovak institutions are carrying out the adaptation of a training programme that had already proved to be successful in Greece, aimed at the management of work-related stress.
The primary target group of the project consists of the trainers of the training in stress management techniques, and through the trainers the managers and decision makers of small- and medium sized enterprises are also targeted. So it can be said that the outcome of the project can have a beneficial impact on the everyday life of many people
In summer 2008, major economic changes emerged in every part of counties of EU, which concerned every actor of the economy in a negative sense. The changes concerned every economic sector, moreover, a great number of experts seek solutions and exit from this crisis. Stress is getting a more and more important work−related risk, as new work organization is applied and as we are moving towards a knowledge−based economy. Prevention of work stress is among the priorities of the European Commission as stated in the Health and Safety policy published in March 2002. European Agency of Health and Safety at work devoted last year a European week and an information campaign with the slogan "Working on Stress".
Furthermore, stress is perhaps the main obstacle to learning process in education and training as well as in non formal
and informal training, including training in the workplace and the reason for many dropouts.
In this context, prevention of stress is of high relevance to quality of the learning processes in formal, non formal,
informal vocational training and in the workplace with a view to increase motivation, create appropriate environments
to facilitate continuing learning and allow effective use of resources.
In this framework the project SPAT (Stress Prevention Activities Training ) principal objectives are:
- to transfer to Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia
- adopting and localization of previous project result
− to promote effective risk assessment and prevention of work−related stress and training related stress
− to raise awareness on the importance of preventing actions
− to to involve all the interested parties
SPAT project addresses to:
Products of the project are a trainers guide, a training curriculum and training material in Hungarian, Slovak, Bulgarian language. The pilot testing phase of the project includes the organization of a training of trainers seminar and training in the workplace in selected enterprises or training centres in Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria.
Intangible product are upgraded HR of SMES. The impact will be increase in competitive advantage and growth of SMES their adaptation in the new organizational requirements, the improvement of entrepreneurship and f new relation between SMES and EU economic environmental.
Description The main objective of the project is to enhance effective risk-assessment, preventation of work-related stress for empolyees, managers and trainers, raise awareness about the imtortance of preventation-activities and provide support for managers and employees of small and medium enterprices. Primary target groups of the program are the managers and employees of small and medium enterprices, trainers and organizational psychologists.
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description of new occupation profiles
open and distance learning
material for open learning
procedure for the analysis and prognosis of the vocational training requirement
program or curricula
transparency and certification
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