F@DO FOR ALL

F@DO FOR ALL- E-LEARNING FOR ALL BASED ON EMPOWERMENT OF LOCAL NETWORKING

SUMMARY

The F@do project is co-financed by the European Commission within the Lifelong Learning Programme, “Leonardo da Vinci” action (reference no. 2009-1-PT1-LEO05-03213). The F@do’s methodology was developed to provide equal right of training in order to increase social and professional skills for employment and ensure the access to Information Society for people who are disadvantage economically, socially and educationally. The project F@do for all intends to promote the equal opportunities in training according to the national rules and standards. The experts in the field of Vocational Education and Training (VET) have been working on narrowing the link between companies and training organisations to develop new soft skills and Knowledge in this target group. Therefore we believe that F@do's methodology is a good and innovative solution to promote equal opportunities for disadvantage by using empowering methodologies and tools for trainers.

Objectives:
- Transfer and adapt an innovative e-learning methodology to disadvantage people, based on local partnerships and also on empowering learning process , more attractive and useful special to groups in risk (applying to learner's creativity) that facilitate the Equal Access to qualifications and soft skills for employment; - Create a common guideline for further application in each country, including special remarks, information and key-factors for each national context (living document to Guide future VET users); - Convince regional and national policy makers of the advantages of fado's methodology by involving them in the debates' project activities. 

Outcomes: 

•Fado's methodology: Fado's training course in 5 languages (including short version of etutors b.learning course); 
•New guideline for further application in each country with practical tools during the whole training cycle. 
•Dissemination and exploitation of the project.

PARTNERSHIP

Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade, (Portugal) – coordinator

The partnership of the project is made up of 5 organisations from 5 European countries: Portugal, Estonia, Czech Republic, Ireland and Romania (Romanian Society for Lifelong Learning).