EU-Assistant project´s main objective is to contribute to the development and implementation of the personal (care) assistant for dependant people professional role, for this it is compulsory to regulate both the professional role and the training educational paths in the National Occupational Classification (NOC) and in the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). The project aims to start offering a range of learning modules about this topic, with the aim of making this a first step for an effective regulation of this professional profile in the European Countries in which it is not yet developed.
Regulation of this professional role in the formal VET system could help increase labour market relevance of VET because personal (care) assistant for dependant people is a professional role (new in some countries) which is demanded for the society. So there is a social need to be covered. The development of a of a VET curricula for Personal Assistant professional profile based on the European Framework of Qualifications will contribute, not only to increase the transparency and recognition of skills and qualifications in the European labour market (making easier mobility of workers, among other advantages), but will also offer a curricula and training contrasted in several countries with differences stages of the professional profile recognition (regulation), favouring the quality of the VET in the social-care sector.
O1 - Personal (care) assistant for dependent persons: Competencies definition and learning path
O2 - Personal (care) assistant for dependent person’s course
O3 - Personal (care) assistance Online Collaborative Learning Environment (OER)
Multiplier events: The multiplier events are planned to serve not only as dissemination and exploitation activity, but also as a means to directly involve the target groups in the assessment and the testing of the project results, to help adjust them to their real needs.
Consortium: The project partners are from different countries of European Union – Spain, Italy, Lithuania, Romania and Turkey