Title LIFE 2 - Key competences in life skills 2
Project Number UK/11/LLP-LdV/TOI-480
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Country UK-United Kingdom
The ‘key competences in life skills 2’ project, or LIFE 2 for short, was a collaborative partnership
between seven training institutions and public/private agencies drawn from five countries across Europe.
Summary The LIFE 2 project aimed to adapt, transfer and further develop a key competences train the trainer programme to build the life skills of vocational trainees and improve their employability prospects.Project website www.life-2.eu
Description The LIFE project, on which the transfer was based, included an innovative toolkit for vocational teachers and trainers to embed life skills into their teaching. The LIFE products and processes were transferred to Denmark, Romania and Portugal by the UK and Spanish partners. The LIFE products were updated and innovative new materials developed to place greater focus on entrepreneurship and employability. Particular emphasis was placed on tackling the issue of dropouts and helping disadvantaged young people to re-engage in learning and develop their employability and entrepreneurship skills in specific vocational areas.The following activities have been achieved: WP1 project management to meet objectives on time; WP2 Quality management plan and 3 evaluation reports; WP3 needs analysis country and synthesis report translated into partner languages; WP4 Adapted Train the Trainer Pack including user guide translated into partner languages, new activities and examples added to online pack after pilot; WP5 pilot completed in all partner countries, country reports and synthesis report translated into partner languages; WP6 Dissemination strategy and country plans, LIFE 2 leaflets in all partner languages and website www.life-2.eu, wide range of dissemination activities in all partner countries and across Europe; WP7 sustainability strategy, country and synthesis reports.
Access for disadvantaged
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
Information and Communication
material for open learning
program or curricula
Product information The LIFE 2 Train the Trainer Pack was produced to help teachers to embed life skills into their vocational teaching. Target groups included: vocational teachers/trainers, vocational learners, employer groups and key influencers in the VET sector.