On the 10th December 2020, P.Ri.Ma.Forma. organised a Zoom webinar for the professionals of Associazione Lavoro Over 40 to introduce them to LINK-UPS project, approach and tools, providing guidelines on how the methodological framework and interactive platform could be used by the organization’s staff to improve the quality and impact of the provided services on the target group. Associazione Lavoro Over 40 is a non-profit association committed to the discrimination faced by a mature worker in reintegration into work and therefore it aims to give wide visibility to the professionalism and experiences of workers without work over the age of 40, trying to encourage and facilitate their return to the world of work by every possible means.
On the 1st July 2020, P.Ri.Ma.Forma. organized LINK-UPS Info Day Italy as a webinar in Lifesize platform, with the support of an associated partner - Ordine dei Consulenti del Lavoro. The event aimed at informing relevant stakeholders at local, regional or national level, such as relevant public authorities, public employment services, employment/career counsellors, job coaches, VET and adult education providers, recruiters higher education institutions, etc., about the project and particularly about the self-assessment tool and usability manual for professionals, and promote the uptake of the skills building framework and the potential mainstreaming of the interactive platform. The event was attended by around 200 participants. The feedback and comments provided by the stakeholders/participants during the event was highly positive. The e-learning platform was found easy to access. The visual design of the e-platform, the simplicity and clarity of the course structure, the adequacy of the pre- and post-self-assessment tool, training contents and usability manual were greatly appreciated. Some improvement and transferability suggestions for other vulnerable groups were made and discussed among participants.
4 days of 3rd European Youth Work Convention / Had a chance to meet and disseminate to 1000 delegates from 50 countries.
On the 16th October 2020, P.Ri.Ma.Forma. organised a Zoom webinar for the professionals of ATDAL OVER 40 to introduce them to LINK-UPS project, approach and tools, providing guidelines on how the methodological framework and interactive platform could be used by the organization’s staff to improve the quality and impact of the provided services on the target group. ATDAL OVER40 - Associazione Nazionale per la Tutela dei Diritti dei Lavoratori Over 40 was set up for the pursuit of non-profit, civic, solidarity and social utility purposes, namely the protection of workers' rights over 40. In fact, this association aims to represent Italian citizens of mature age and in particular employees expelled from the productive environment, deprived of all sources of income because they are unable to find a new job and employees who see the preservation of their jobs at risk.
LINK-UPS Final conference was held by Coordinator Portugal via Webinar