4. Project meeting
|ORGANIZATIONS||SALVA VITA FOUNDATION, AESD, CPRG, ESAT, FONIX, PUZW, THEOTOKOS, TOLERANCE, WECIL|
|VIDEO CONFERENCING DUE TO THE PANDEMIC|
|VENUE: ORIGINALLY NORWAY||DURATION|
|TPM 4. ONLINE||14-16 SEPT. 2021||3 DAYS|
|10:00- 10:20||Creation of connection; Salva’s summary about the aim and topics of the TPM|
with a 20 minute break
|Backround: The test trainings of both IOs brought very good results. The internal testing resulted 95% satisfaction indicator, the external testing in the 8 countries resulted a 94% satisfaction indicator. Based on the feedback of the trainers and the participants living with disabilities, the modules have been further developed in the period before the TPM. On the common interface of the project, on small group online meetings about the individual modules. and on large group meetings on issues affecting all modules
The aims of the TPM: summary of all the changes made in relation to the two IOs, joint agreement on what is included in the introduction of the two books, by when the final version of the two books – Trainer manual and Workbook – will be ready. Finalization of the exact schedule for: writing, editing, reviewing, illustrating, translation, layout. Agreements: who performs what task, by what deadline.
|Group discussion, action planning, decision making|
|Group review of both IOs, to compare the table of content, and content of IO1 and IO2. Checking whether all content parts are explained properly? Is everything in the same form? Is everything written in the same tone? Agreement: who will write the missing parts; by what time we finish the given modules, adjusting the tasks to the steps of the jointly agreed plan and to their deadline.||The Responsibles of the module share their screen the group reviews the modules.
Working in large group
|14:00-15:00||Module 1. Specific knowledge on disability, Responsible: WECIL, Supporters: ESAT, PUZW, Salva Vita||Working in large group|
|15:00- 16:00||Module 2. Self-knowledge and self-reflection, Responsible: CPRG, Supporters: Tolerance; PUZW||Working in large group|
|16:00||End of the meeting|
|10:00-11:00||Module 3. Emotional management, Responsible: PUZW, Supporters: CPRG, Tolerance, Salva Vita||Working in large group|
|11:00-12:00||Module 4. Self management and independence, Responsible: ESAT, Supporters: Theotokos & PUZW||Working in large group|
|12:20 -13:20||Module 5. Communication, Responsible: Theotokos, Supporters: Tolerance, Wecil, AESD||Working in large group|
|14:20-16:00||Becoming a trainer, Responsible: Fonix, Supporters: ESAT, AESD, WECIL, Theotokos, CPRG, Tolerance, Salva Vita|
|10:00-14:00||Online field visit at Fonix
Agreement on next steps/ large group meeting date
Discussion on dissemination and administration questions
Summary of the decisions and next tasks. Closing the meeting, evaluation and feedback on the meeting
4. Transnational Project Meeting
Original locale: Norway, but due to pandemic video conference
Date: 14-16 September 2021
Field visit from far away
A compiled video about Fonix work and some good stories about the details gave the insight into, how the organisation supports and develops their clients.
FØNIX (FONIX) is the largest company within the vocational rehabilitation market in Norway. The main office is in Sandefjord, Norway, (120 km south of Oslo) supporting 5 regional offices in the county of Vestfold. FONIX has approximatively 180 employees – mostly certified trainers and instructors / teachers. Three of them – our project partners – held the field visit.
It is an NGO and organized as a limited company (AS), but act as a non-profit organization through their formal approval as supplier to the Norwegian Labor and Welfare Service (NAV). The organisation serves an important role for the community and public authorities regarding vocational rehabilitation.
At any time during the year, this service includes approximately 2.000 learners / jobseekers and approximately 300 migrants / language learners.
FONIX also provide “Work Preparatory Training” for people who need to establish necessary basic job skills, lifelong career guidance, language training and work-related integration for migrants. They deliver the Integration Program on behalf of the municipality of Sandefjord and oversee more than 400 migrants in educational training every year.