Department for International Cooperation
Folkuniversitetet, Uppsala
Address: Bergsbrunnagatan 1
75323 Uppsala, Sweden
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education for low-skilled immigrants in order to help them enter labour market and become more
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  1. 1. Department for International Cooperation Folkuniversitetet, Uppsala Address: Bergsbrunnagatan 1 75323 Uppsala, Sweden Phone: 018-68 00 60 Email: ali.rashidi@folkuniversitetet.se PRESS RELEASE 16.12.13 ‘IGMA’ FINALCONFERENCE WAS HELD ON THE 13THDECEMBER IN UPPSALA, SWEDEN ‘IGMA’- European Integration Agent final conference was held on the 13th of December in Uppsala, Sweden. The conference was intended to present the developed methodology, proclaim the project’s results and honor project’s completion. ‘IGMA’-project was dedicated to developing methodology for effective guidance of low-skilled immigrants into formal/non-formal/informal adult education through coordinated measures provided by a network of relevant stakeholders. The guidance has been built on needs/capabilities of individuals with focus on further entrance to labour market. The conference started with an opening from the rector of Folkuniversitetet Uppsala, Gunnar Danielsson, followed by presentations from 6 different Keynote Speakers including Director of Education from Swedish National Agency for Education, partners from Netherlands, Greece, and Luleå.During the the second part of the conference attendees had a chance to feel the ‘taste’ of the methodology in practice at a hands-on workshop from two different moderators. “I'd say IGMA is among the most successful projects of our department. Despite all the energy and time we invested in it, all our efforts have been paid. I'm endlessly grateful to everyone who participated in the project, without you IGMA wouldn't turn out to be the way it is!”, - says YevgeniyaAverhed, the project manager of IGMA and deputy director of the Department for International Cooperation of Folkuniversitetet. Anna Toropova, the External evaluator of the project, noted: "… the project has this 'special IGMA spirit'. The partners proved their hearts and souls, truly lived the project". "European Integration Agent" – Innovative Guidance Methodology for Integration of Low-skilled Immigrants into Adult Education and Labour Market” is a Grundtvig Multilateral Project, launched on the 1st of December 2011. The overall objective of the project is to improve accessibility to adult
  2. 2. education for low-skilled immigrants in order to help them enter labour market and become more active members of society. ### Contact: Yevgeniya Averhed Phone: +46 18 68 00 36, email: yevgeniya.averhed@folkuniversitetet.se Join us on -Facebook: www.facebook.com/FolkuniversitetetUppsalaInternational - LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/department-for-international-cooperationfolkuniversitetet-uppsala-

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