Soft Skills

Integration of Social Skills into Vocational Qualification in EU Pre-Accession Countries

The project focuses on the implementation of personal key qualifications into the vocational qualification scheme in EU pre-accession countries. From our former experience in Central and East European countries, we have found out that the "technical" aspects of vocational qualification show high standards, whereas the necessity of integration of personal key qualifications is still very often neglected.

Project Design

  • designs a curriculum for a train the trainer course which includes training aspects for advisers working of the labour office
  • designs key qualification modules for vocational qualification courses for young people
  • designs, for each "East"“ Partner, a vocational qualification course for young people with integrated social competencies, for various professions (mason, cook, textile worker)
  • conducts pilot courses for advisers/trainers
  • disseminates the results especially in the EU pre-accession countries

Dissemination of Project Results

  • a multiplier seminar which includes, apart from the project partners, participants from all other EU pre-accession countries
  • dissemination of information material to the key actors of vocational qualification
  • availability of the curricula and methods in the internet (in the respective languages of the project partners)
EU-Program: LEONARDO DA VINCI
Coordination: BEST, Österreich
Contact: Karin Kronika
Duration: December 2000 - November 2002
EU - Partner für lebenslanges Lernen This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.