Title Digital Latin Quarter
Project Number 518520-LLP-1-2011-1-IE-GRUNDTVIG-GMP
Product 2.03 Research Findings Executive Sumary
Title 2.03 Research Findings Executive Sumary
Product Type others
Marketing Text CARDET designed and co-ordinated the research process in which project partners investigated the state of the art in keeping with the main thematic areas of the DLQ project, with the research specifically focussing on the themes of: second-chance education; training courseware for professionals in the area of media production; online open-source training resources for media production skills; embedded learning; personal and professional support for youth-at-risk and youth workers; online collaborative environments; and web TV streaming. The data that was used in the preparation of the Research Finding Executive Report included thematic papers, evaluation reports, document review, national statistics, regional statistics, as well as interviews with stakeholders involved in second-chance education.
Description The executive summary is provided as an introduction to the evidence base for the development activity of the project and as a guide to other projects that may follow in the specific education areas addressed. It is available online in 4 partner languages.
Target group Youth workers and professionals working with youth-at-risk and early school leavers, policy makers, second chance education providers and educational researchers.
Result Desk-based research was undertaken in the first three months of the project. Its purpose was to evaluate the current services and supports available in each partner country in the field of second-chance education and youth work. Previously developed models, tools and resources were assessed to determine if there were useful resources already developed that could be utilised by the consortium. This report executive summary focusses on identifying the gaps in service provision and new opportunities that technology can lend to training and personal development of the project’s 2 main target groups.
Area of application The Research Findings Executive Summary has been used by project partners to promote the research undertaken in each partner country into the area of second chance education provision, and it provided as a reference tool for partners in the development phase of the project, as they were able to find and consult with relevant tools and curricula already developed, as use these as sources of best practice when developing the DLQ project outputs.