Title Multifunctional Agriculture In Europe - Social and Ecological Impacts on Organic Farms
Project Number 510142-LLP-1-2010-1-DE-LEONARDO-LNW
Product Ex-ante Analysis
Title Ex-ante Analysis
Product Type procedure for the analysis and prognosis of the vocational training requirement
The aim of the project is to develop a new multilingual curriculum on Care Farming / Social Farming of 120 hours of lessons. The basis of the work is a ex ante analysis of training needs made using a questionnaire answers of each nation’s focus groups, according which a final expert text and curriculum will be developed.
The ex-ante analysis compiles the state of the art in the project countries involved, focusing on the demands for education on social farms, the demands for a curriculum.
The analysis document consists of the following sections:
Section A: All the National Focus Groups’ answers for the questionnaire
Section B: The comparing tables of the national FGs’ answers
Section C: The summary and concluding remarks
Section D: The Ex Ante questionnaire
Section E: Contents of the national focus groups
One of the projects aims was to carry out an analysis of target groups needs to find out curriculum relevant contents according to the requirements of farmers, institutions of social work and educational institutions. The ex-ante analysis has been implemented thorough designing of the questionnaire for national focus groups. The aim of the questionnaire was the very first starting point for developing an expert text and later it served as baseline for the curriculum development. Following key questions created a frame of the questionnaire:
- Which are the different needs of people with a different professional background (i.e. farmer, social worker) on a farm? What is your background concerning the topic?
- Are there any tools, books, papers, reports on the topic that already have been elaborated in the countries involved?
- Which different demands are caused by different client groups (handicapped people, drug addicts, health prevention projects, pupils …) and/or different aims (therapy, heath prevention, education …)?
The questionnaire has been revised and evaluated by all partners and also the experts of the Focus Group. Afterwards the FG completed the final version of the questionnaire.
Target group Experts involved in the topics of social farming and education.
Result The ex-ante analysis compiling the state of the art in the project countries involved, focusing on the demands for education on social farms - the demands for a curriculum.
Area of application Analysis material to be used for further studies and for experts and stakeholders involved and interested Social Farming
Product Languages English