RADAR

Stato: 
In corso
Data Inizio: 
1-11-2019
Data Fine: 
28-2-2022
Durata: 
28 months
Vocational Guidance and Employability for Blind and Partially Sighted People

General Objective

RADAR aims to tackle the difficult issues related to the disproportionate unemployment rates of blind and visually impaired people (VIP) in the EU. RADAR will inform employers about new opportunities provided by the labor market and increase their knowledge on current training, accessibility systems, and new employment areas

Specific Objective

  • Enhance the quality of VET Guidance Services & Work-Placement for blind and partially sighted job seekers and improve the sectoral competences of their related operators
  • Make employers more aware about VIP employability issues, professional roles which could be covered by them and providing information about standards / technological and requirements necessary for their optimal working conditions

Target Groups

  • Trainers, educators, teachers, support teachers, and tutors to aid in managing specific needs of VIP
  • Employers, guidance professionals, labor services operators, trainers and educators that could be an innovative reference to train / prepare them to effectively deal with blind and VIP needs.

Main Outputs

  • I.O1 TRAINING-EMPLOYABILITY- ACCESSIBILITY FRAMEWORK
    • General comparison framework of VIP work placement and social inclusion procedures for all participating countries
  • I.O2 SPECIAL GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS
    • Highlight new roles and tasks potentially coverable by VIP, using assistive ICTs, to promote the culture of accessibility in the work-place
  • I.O3 OPERATIVE GUIDELINES FOR VET AND CAREER GUIDANCE OPERATORS
    • Create guidelines for employment and job-application services to manage the particular needs of VIP job seekers. As well as useful content for trainers, support teachers, educators, and families that have a key role in leading their blind and VIP relatives
  • All the Outputs will be available as OER to guarantee their widest circulation & spread not only among the involved organizations but even toward all actors interested in working in the field of inclusive policies for disadvantaged & vulnerable groups

Project Partners

- I.Ri.Fo.R. Regionale Toscano ONLUS - Firenze Italy (Applicant Coordinator)

- Centro Machiavelli Srl - Florence Italy

- Polski Zwiazek Niewidomych - Warsaw Poland

- Stichting Bartiméus - Sonneheerdt Netherlands

- UNIVERSITAT LINZ - Linz Austria