Research and innovation are key to ensure services continue to be able to meet needs and keep up with changes and developments. At the European level, EPR is involved as partner and promoter of several projects focusing on various themes such as mental health, vocational education and training, and quality in social services.
EPR has a Framework Partnership Agreement with the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion under the Structural Funds programme for 2018-2022. Activities funded under this programme for the year 2020 are:
EPR Annual Conference, mutual learnings meetings, working groups, Centre Coordinators meetings (inform on & discuss EU initiatives, share good practices), National Awareness Raising Events, EPR-EPSR study days, EU policy webinars, analytical papers, a study on the transition from care to employment with recommendations, Workshop for Directors, Funding support service, e-Learning module, online campaign, knowledge hub, e-Bulletins, newsletters.
EPR is a project’s partner together in the consortium of this Erasmus+ project focused on measuring the quality of life of people with severe disabilities.
EPR is the coordinator of Jump to Job! A Erasmus + project with a partnership of six organisations including EPR members GTB, Theotokos Foundation, Fundacion INTRAS, URI and also the University of Leuven Limburg, (UCLL, Belgium) and LYK – N (Norway). This project focuses on training peers and job coaches for young people with disabilities.
Talentoscoop is a transnational European Social Fund project which seeks to increase the diversity of labour integration in the social profit sector, starting from the concrete questions of the interested social profit organisations.
To see EPR’s past projects, please click here.
For more information regarding ongoing projects, do not hesitate to contact Alicia Gomez Campos at firstname.lastname@example.org