Title IRENE.T - SocIal EnteRprise European NEtwork for Training
Project Number 142891-LLP-1-2008-1-IT-LEONARDO-LNW
Project Type Networks
Country EU-Centralised Projects
Marketing Text The IRENE.T Network is "The place in Europe where social enterprises and training meet"; it targets mainly small Third Sector Organisations in Europe willing to be empowered in their skills, competencies and management. By means of the IRENE.T Network Platform members organisations will be provided with a dedicated Chart of Competencies and Needs analysis, considering professionalism, training best practices for Third Sector under a Pan-European Dimension.
The project intends to foster and stimulate the sectorial cooperation by means of suitable supports and tools enabling the cooperative work, the comparison and the exchange of best practice among all training operators and actors of the Third System world. The proposal aims to develop the SocIal EnteRprises European NEtwork for Training – IRENE.T Network, able to gather the needs and challenges coming from the bottom, that is directly from the organizations involved in the Third System, regardless their dimension, status or field of action.
Focus upon the VET and all other issues concerning the professional and personal growth of people involved in the Third System.
Support for transnational exchanges of best practice and innovative training approaches, providing tools and services and acting as a network of stakeholders for European project’s outcomes testing and experimentations.
Bottom-up approach, promoting the network’s membership and participation to the cooperative work among organizations and professionals from the Third System and more in general to who is interested in the evolution of the VET in this sector.
A work programme including research and study aimed to provide methods and tools for organization of the Third System, facilitating the internal needs analysis and the exchange of practices.
Utilization and distribution of results
Administrative and Support Service Activities
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
Information and Communication
Human Health and Social Work Activities
description of new occupation profiles
procedure for the analysis and prognosis of the vocational training requirement
material for open learning
Best Practice: research on existing best practices (BP) and their contexts; research about methods and techniques to help the identification, definition and classification of BP; development of tools for BP identification, description and classification
Needs Analysis: needs analysis in the Vocational Education Training for the Third Sector; mapping of Third Sector’s areas of action and professionalism and training paths; development of methods and techniques for the need analysis internal to each organization
Dialogue and Cooperation: research about communication methods, tools and habits (formal and informal); development of tools and methods supporting the communication, dialog and cooperation; organization and development of IRENE.T network - structure of services and promotion (membership plan).
Best Practice: catalogue of EU BP with standard description; guidelines about how to describe and promote owns BP; “Identify card” of BP; guidelines about how to evaluate the proximity of own context to others.
Needs Analysis: “Chart of competencies”; guidelines about how to analyze its own organization’s needs; map of Third Sector’s areas, related professionalism and training paths.
Dialogue and Cooperation: ITC platform supporting communication and cooperation among Third Sector’s organisations; guidelines about how to communicate and cooperate at EU level, fostering also the intercultural dialogue that is typically embedded into the mission of the Third System; “IRENE.T Chart of services”; membership program.