Fri 27th February 2015 - 16:03

Raising Effectiveness of Volunteering in Europe through Adult Learning

Innovative skills assessment and training solutions for enhanced capacity and impact of volunteering in Europe. OER-REVEAL-2 builds upon a successful project that produced 12 courses in 6 languages and transposes it into OER environment in 11 languages.

OER-REVEAL-2 builds on the success and lessons of REVEAL, a best practice project funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme. In this follow-up proposal, the partnership will:


A) widen the geographical scale by including new countries and languages. OER-REVEAL-2will expand the coverage of the project to include 12 partners representing 11 languages that are spoken officially in 16 EU Member States and Candidate Countries


B) enlarge the technical and operational scope by including new topics for specific training topics devoted to adult learners in the domain of the third sector and volunteering, with a learning offer of Adult Education that encompasses 21 courses along 7 themes, from Project Management for the Third Sector to Fundraising


C) open the project results to the widest public through Open Educational Resources the purpose of this proposal is to bring into OER environment the wealth of knowledge, materials and content, specifically:


1. the web-based self assessment tool, to map, formalize and value the knowledge and competences of adult learners / volunteers identifying specific capacity and learning gaps


2. a set of multilevel web-based training solutions to address those gaps through customised learning solutions for adult learners and volunteers


3. interactive training content & material, library of relevant knowledge, expertise, case studies, etc


The partnership encompasses representatives of the third sector, volunteering associations, facilitators for the volunteering sector, private sector service providers and research centers active in the field of civil society and volunteering.OER-REVEAL-2 brings together the various participants of the adult learning domain for the third sector, with a strong emphasis on Pan-European Open Educational Resources that are accessible in 11 languages for the realisation of the EU2020 inclusive growth through improved adult learning opportunities to sustain the societal and economic impact of volunteering in Eu.

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