European Year of VolunteeringAssociation "Marie Curie" 09/08/2011International fair in Plovdiv 1
MCA Association "Marie Curie" non-profit NGO• FOUND in 1997.• Main activities aimed at supporting disabled and disadvantaged people• Focus on vocational training, counseling, tutoring, mentoring programs and research and analysis 2
TARGET GROUPS 3 Elderly (55+) TARGET GROUPS Teachers and trainers People with disabilities Employers and employers unions
AIMS 4 ATTITUDES TRAINING EQUALITY DISABILITY AWARENESS AND POSITIVE ATTITUDE TOWARDS PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Promoting the social responsibility of employers and policy makers via PR campaigns, workshops and conferences Training programmes and materials, as well as mentoring programmes, tailored to the individual needs of the target groups Activities promoting the EC policy of equality and anti-discrimination acts
ACHIEVEMENTS 5 Policymakers DISSEMINATION ACTIVITIES AT EU LEVEL Social integration via training and disability awareness National and EU level Campaigns & conferences Mentoring programmes at the workplace Awareness & training Lobbying & best practices Mentoring and accessibility Employers Networks Virtual training platforms Architectural Technological Attitudinal
National partners HRDC Universities Municipalities NGOs Resource centers Regional development agencies Ministry of Labour and social affairs Labour inspection 6
INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS UNIVERSITIES, NGOs, training centers, Ministry of Education, employers umbrella organisations, local authorities from : Greece• UK• Romania• Hungary• Slovenia• Slovakia• Austria• Germany Belgium• Poland• Italy• Spain• Portugal• Ireland• Finland• Cyprus 7
EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE LEONARDO DA VINCI -1999 ERASMUS & GRUNDTVIG – 2006 DG„ Employment, social issues and equal opportunities””-2005 Phareprogramme- 2008 7th Framework programme-2007 Life Long Learning- 2007-2013 8
GRUNDTVIG LEONARDO DA VINCI ЕRASMUS COMMENIUS LIFE LONG LEARNING LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME 2007-2013
START OF THE EC decision No.1720/2006/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of Europe 15.11.2006. Програма "Учене през целия живот" Duration : 1January 2007 - 31 December2013
Aim: European Union to become the most competitive economy in the world:Knowledge-based;With sustainable economic developmentWith more and better jobsWith greater social cohesion Програма "Учене през целия живот"
Main objective of LLP Enhance the contribution of education and training in the Lisbon StrategyKnowledge sharing, collaboration and movement between systems of education and training within the Community.To create, to respond to the processes of modernization and adaptation of EU Member States and provide added value for the individual citizen to participate in mobility projects and cooperation projects.? Програма "Учене през целия живот"
2007-2013 LLP LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME SCHOOL EDUUCATION COMENIUS Higher education ERASMUS Секторни програми Vocational training and education LEONARDO DA VINCI ADULTS LEARNING GRUNDTVIG
Leonardo da Vinci Sector programme PARTICIPANTS:
Institutions or organizationsvocational education andtraining (VET);Institutions responsible fordevelopment of policies for VETlocal, regional and nationallevel;Small and medium enterprises;Trade and Industry,trade organizations;Institutions for occupationalcounseling and guidance;research centers.
Vocational training and education
LEONARDO DA VINCI MEASURES DECENTRALISED CENTRALISED