The EU representatives in this project partnership will create a modern and innovative platform - The RED platform (*Reinforce Europeans Digital, literacy and numeracy skills*) which provides an individual baseline test to detect low literacy and low numeracy, educational materials regarding there topics, materials to present (via video, audio incl. concepts) the “digital” services of social and public (governmental) organisations and provides a roadmap in which all social and public (governmental) organisations in the local region applicable for this target group, are categorized, can be found and contacted..
And here is one specific example. What do we have the European Union for? Jack explains the basic facts in the video below.
Participants had the opportunity to use the RED platform, get to know the platform and gain new, practical knowledge, experiences and skills to increase their knowledge of literacy, numeracy and digital skills.
The RED platform was introduced to the local stakeholders and we discussed how the target group will be able to use it in their further activities.
Ultimately, therefore, it was also decided to schedule an online meeting around the same scheduled date, during which we could still update each other about the project and discuss the status and TO DOs, also with the project's end in prospect. In the meeting, the focus was therefore on finishing the intellectual outputs, but also on matters that had taken place or would take place to date (pilots / events and the like). Testing in each country was discussed, including the webinar to be made by each country to explain how this works. The Roadmap had already been completed and found on the platform for each country, so this was completed and needed no further discussion. For the website, it was examined what was still missing per partner in mainly translations and for this a later email would be sent to indicate the status per country, including a possible planning.
The platform was fully up-to-date by country, including all the resources needed to enable the target audience to fully use the platform. For the pilots and events it was discussed what the possibilities would be to take this up online if it had not yet been taken up personally by partner. Since the virus also has an effect on this, it was agreed to discuss this with the NA before a decision was made.
Regarding the feasibility study, the latest output is a clear presentation also with the expectations of each partner and this also applied to the impact matrix that has been made. Finally, other issues such as dissemination and project management were discussed (timesheets, final payment, etc.). And despite the fact that the meeting was not held in person, all matters that needed to be discussed were discussed and it was a good meeting. The final steps are now underway, where everyone will do their best to use the best result for the project despite the current situation!
the result shows percentage of success, not highlight the mistakes. The baseline test is divided into three categories: digital literacy, numeracy and language literacy. Those areas have been specified by project partnership as the key in relation to literacy and there are common in all European countries. Anyway inside the tests there are differences in questions, especially in language test, which has to respect the different language rules.
Link to the baseline test at the RED platform:
We have also worked hard on the explanation of the Roadmap, on which different contact details of different aid organizations per country are shared in order to meet the target group even more in their demand for help locally.
The last output was briefly discussed, namely the Feasibility study, which would start in early 2020, including the so-called impact of the project.
Finally, management related matters were discussed, in which dissemination (including the RED website and translations), monitoring and evaluation as well as administrative / financial issues were discussed.
A very valuable meeting, in which we discussed the status of the project, but also all the things that we still have to carry out. There is still plenty to do, but fortunately every partner is very motivated to carry out his or her tasks until the end of the project in a year!
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Partners discussed the website layout and content and partners came with suggestions how to make the platform more attractive and user-friendly for the target groups. Approved suggestions will be processed soon.
The online version of baseline test was presented together with depository of results. The baseline tests in three main areas: Numeracy, Digital and Language will serve as the first activity of the target group in RED project which will be followed by Roadmap and Learning Resources. At the same time the baseline tests will allow the partnership to collect data about literacy of the target group. The technical solution has been completed and now the collection of data is starting.
During the meeting partners shared their experience from the project and development the first video clips for learning resources. There were from Social Health Care, House, Safety and other areas from daily life. Next project meeting is planned to take place in Sicily, Palermo.
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The meeting was attended by all project partners and the main objective of the meeting was not only to check the milestones of the project, but mainly to discuss the final design of the project’s website and platform . Furthermore, there was a long discussion about the baseline tests to help the target group point out potential problems in reading, math and digital literacy.
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C1 training, which is part of the RED project, was attended by 14 people from 7 partner countries. The training was provided to all partners by the Spanish partner SIGLO22 and the videos for the project will be gradually developed. In addition to weekly training, participants also had a chance to enjoy the sights and beauties of Madrid.
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The meeting was opened by the organization PRO WORK, coordinator of the project, and a total of eleven representatives of the partner institutions from the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Slovenia and the Czech Republic attended the first project meeting. Partners discussed all the activities related to the successful implementation of the project.
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