NEWERA – New Expertises for Workers in European Refugees Assistance is a project funded with the Erasmus+ programme (KA2 strategic partnership for vocational education and training).

The main purpose of the project is to create an European partnership between public and private organizations to develop and strengthen the professional skills of who works in direct contact with asylum seekers and refugees.

Specifically, through the exchange of knowledge and good practice between the European partners, the operators of the organization involved will have the opportunities to develop and upgrade their professional skills to manage the reception and the social integration of the asylum seeker and refugee people.

The strategic partnership, composed of 7 organisations from Italy, Germany, Serbia, Romania, Spain and United Kingdom, will realize a qualified training course that will be developed through lessons and follow-up on an e-learning platform and through 5 short mobility periods in the partner countries.

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    Available courses

    Analysis of the socio-political and cultural contexts of the countries of origin of asylum seekers and refugees

    Analysis and comparison of European and national policies and standards (project countries) governing the reception of refugees and asylum

    Comparison and analysis of the “reception systems” for the asylum seekers and refugees in the European countries participating in the project

    Composition of asylum seekers and refugees (women, unaccompanied minors, victims of war and violence, etc.): study on the characteristics and problems of each individual targets and introducing methodologies and operational tools to facilitate their social integration

    Analysis of competences and skills that social workers should strengthen for the implementation of the “integrated reception”, such as: the linguistic and cultural mediation, health and care assistance, psychological and educational support, legal assistance, job orienteering and training courses, management and coordination of the working group, relations with public institutions and other public or private bodies daily involved in the management of refugee.

    Introduction to social planning and cooperation system: development of specific competences on conception, planning, drafting, managing, controlling and monitoring, evaluation and reporting of projects of social intervention and social health