LLP Grundtvig Partnership 2013-1-RO1-GRU06-29473 1

M-CARE.partners 2013-2015 a Grundtvig learning partnership project

Partners are General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection Dolj (RO), The Cracow Centre of the Management and Administration Ltd (PL), European Educational Circle (LV), Tor Vergata University of Rome: Faculty of Medicine, Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine Department (IT). Project coordinator is University of Craiova, Department of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, from Romania.

UNIVERSITATEA DIN CRAIOVA - UNIVERSITY OF CRAIOVA

Department of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport (UCV - RO)

University of Craiova (UCV) is situated in a disadvantaged area: the South-Western Region SWR-Oltenia had 33 per cent of per-capita GDP, in 2007, being the second poorest region in Romania and among the twenty poorest in the European Union (according to Eurostat per-capita GDP). UCV is a public institution of higher education, founded in 1947, gaining experience and importance every year. Counting more than 1100 teaching staff members and more than 30000 students, it is one of the biggest Higher Education Institution in RO. Comprises 17 faculties, offering a wide field of study programmes: sports and physiotherapy/kinesiology (rehabilitation), sciences, humanities, social studies, history, economics, agriculture, law, theology, arts, engineering and so on (33 specializations). UCV organizes Bachelor Degree programmes, Master Degree, PhD, in over 70 fields. The Distance learning system is extensively used, especially in the adult education system.

Expertise: design of methodologies in adult education, IT, ODL, publication of scientific periodicals, design and implementation of learning materials; promotion of LLL, exchanges of experience and best practice, development of activities that increase the awareness of EU.

Department of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine of UCV (DPTSM UCV RO) is responsible for project coordination, general project management/administration and first meeting/workshop hosting. Together with DGASPC RO will organize the last and Final meeting and International Conference 'Mutualistic approaches and strategies in adult education for health and social inclusion'.

DPTSM is involved in the conception of educational materials in cooperation with people who's cared/giving care, medical doctors and graduate physiotherapists (through its 'Training Centre for Health Care, Prophylactic and Rehabilitation Services'), translation into Romanian language, implementation and dissemination activities.

As Coordinator, equipped modern equipment, UCV shall provide technological and linguistics supports to ensure an excellent level results: setup the M-CARE website, and facilitate publishing the HANDBOOK for learners/trainees and M-CARE Project booklet in his own publishing and printing house.

See more:
http://www.ucv.ro/
http://cis01.central.ucv.ro/educatie_fizica-kineto/

Directia Generala de Asistenta Sociala si Protectia Copilului Dolj

General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection Dolj (DGASPC - RO)

General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection Dolj County (DGASPC) is a public institution subordinated to the Dolj County Council and has the mission to implement the national social assistance legislation politics and strategies regarding any person in need, as disadvantaged, marginalized, discriminated people or with disabilities.

DGASPC currently provides a range of social/medical services for children/adults with disabilities, both within residential centers or without accommodation, in rehabilitation centers, and promote partnerships with other institutions and nongovernmental organizations targeting people with disabilities. Also, we provide the medical evaluation of persons with disabilities and complex assessment of the disabled person in a specialized service.

According to our own monitoring system, at the end of 2012, DGASPC Dolj offered specialized social/medical services to a number of 4.623 children and adults with disabilities or in need situation, through residential services, rehabilitation centers, family services, all of these services being certified, licensed, approved as required by law and European standards-compliant. During the past years, 14.188 children and adults with disabilities received our social/medical services.

In order to strength and improve efficiency and efficacy of the structured activities planned for the project purpose, DGASPC will support M-CARE work, will share with partners its knowledge about the target group needs, methodologies and best practice, will integrate the project activities/outputs into its medical/social workers continuous trainings, into activities for adult carers/cared persons (family training of children and adults with disabilities) and volunteers training, in its current care process, social, advocacy, clinical, educational programs.

DGASPC will organize and host, together with DPTSM UCV RO, the Final meeting and International Conference 'Mutualistic approaches and strategies in adult education for health and social inclusion'.

See more:
www.dgaspcdolj.ro

Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata

TOR Vergata University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine, Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine Department, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (TVU - IT)

The official beginning of teaching activity of Tor Vergata University (TVU) is in 1982. TVU participates to several International Projects promoting researches in multidisciplinary areas.

TVU human resource comprise 1.538 faculty members; 962 technicians and administrative staff. University Campus area covers 600 hectares, 6 Schools (Economics, Law, Engineering, Arts and Humanities, Medicine, Science), 113 1st level degrees, 2nd level degrees and single-cycle degree courses, 157 Post Graduate and Master Courses, 54 Specializing Schools, 492 Laboratories and 357 didactic rooms hosting a total of 28,419 students.

TVU expertise includes design of methodologies in adult health education, publication of scientific journals, medical/social rehabilitative methods for life quality improvement in early stages of human neuro/psycho/motor development (children), in adult age or elders, in creating/introducing Evaluation Scales for assessing activity, participation and quality of life, in implementing of multilevel-approach intervention for people with complex/multiple conditions/disabilities.

TVU will be responsible for organizing the 5th meeting/workshop "The health and social benefits of mutuality and resonance", and is involved in the conception of educational materials in cooperation with other project partners, for translation into the Italian language, for implementation and dissemination activities.

TVU comes to bring its Excellence competencies into M-CARE Partnership, its mastery and experience on human care, thereby contributing to new approaches in professional training for health givers and, by that, to the development of innovative relationships between education, health care services and patients.

See more:
http://web.uniroma2.it/home.php
http://www.med.uniroma2.it/

European Educational Circle (EEC - LV)

The European Educational Circle (EEC) is a training and research organization working in close cooperation with educational institutions all over Europe to manage seminars on citizenship and inclusive education. EEC represents a team of highly qualified experts in education with expertise in design of methodologies in teacher education and vocational education. The trainers of EEC have published articles on education, have designed and implemented learning materials, exchanged experience and best practice, developed activities that increase the awareness of EU.

The trainers at the EEC have experience as teacher trainers and researchers in the field of adult and vocational education. Researchers and trainers of EEC have participated in educational projects on inclusive education and on using drama methods in education.

Expertise: design of methodologies in adult education, design and implementation of learning materials; exchanges of experience and best practice, development of activities that increase the awareness of EU.

EEC is responsible for organizing in Riga the 3rd meeting and workshop 'Educational challenges in social and medical care-disability care'. It is also involved in all other project meetings and in the conception of the educational materials in cooperation with other project partners, for translation into the Latvian language, for implementation and dissemination activities.

EEC shall provide educational and linguistics support in project workshops to ensure an excellent level results.

See more:
http://educationgroup.ucoz.lv/

Krakowskie Centrum Zarządzania i Administracji Spółka. z.o.o.

The Cracow Centre of Management and Administration Ltd (KCZIA - PL)

KCZIA (The Cracow Center of Management and Administration Ltd) is working since 2000 on the two areas:
1.Consulting - outsourcing services adapted to specialized needs of other businesses.
2.Education for adults:
   a)The Training Centre for Adults.
   b)The Cracow Centre of the Improvement of Educational Personnel (KCDKO).

THE TRAINING CENTRE FOR ADULTS:
KCZIA has a wide experience in vocational and adult training issues through the company's participation in a variety of lifelong learning projects. KCZIA is also currently participating in projects to do with distant learning, adult education and establishing links between the academia and the industry sector (e.g. ESF project SPIN-OFF, SPIN-OUT - START UP). KCZIA is organizing also the social skills trainings and ICT trainings (e.g. project: ECDL - your chance on the labor market).
KCZIA has a wide experience in dissemination and exploitation issues and project marketing.
In this field our target groups are all adults who want to learn, especially women and persons being in the special situation.

THE CRACOW CENTRE OF THE IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PERSONNEL (KCDKO):
KCDKO was created by The Cracow Centre of the Management and Administration Ltd in 2004. KCDKO is accredited by regional educational authorities (Malopolskie Kuratorium Oswiaty).

Within M-CARE project, KCZIA will integrate project's learning concepts into its current training courses, is responsible for preparing the analysis of educational requirements and educational needs, and for organizing the 2nd project meeting and workshop in Krakow: 'Educational challenges in social and medical care - elderly care'.

See more:
http://www.kczia.eu