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 four-year Framework Partnership Agreement with the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion under the European Social Fund Programme for 2021-2028. This FPA annually funds many EPR activities for members.
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.
TransitAction is an Erasmus + funded project with the aim to provide Young Adults with Autism (YAA), Transition Coaches (TC) and other actors in their lives, new skills and innovative tools to support YAA in the difficult transition from school or inactivity to employment.
is an Erasmus + funded project aimed to improve the quality of Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Community Care provision across Europe and raising its impact on the Quality of Life (QOL) of students and end-users.
Change4Inclusion is a ESF+ project led by GTB in partnership with EPR, SIVA, Fundación Intras and three partners from Flanders: Sterpunt Inclusief Ondernemen, Pulso Europe and GRIP. The project aims to support employers to work towards inclusive workplaces and a learning and inclusive organisation culture.
Supported Apprenticeship Scheme (SAS) is an ERASMUS+ funded project coordinated by French EPR member LADAPT. It will be implemented in partnership with seven other organisations including EPR members Theotokos Foundation (Greece) and Fundación INTRAS (Spain) and EPR itself as well as NASO (Bulgaria), Divalenza (Italy) and Fønix and Spir Oslo (both Norway). The project started in January 2022 and will run for two years.
DUB-IN: The transformative Power of my Voice is an ERASMUS+ funded project coordinated by the Spanish EPR member Fundación INTRAS. It will be implemented in partnership with five other organisations: EKP&PSY (Greece), Promente (Austria), NKUA (Greece), Smashing Times (Ireland) and EPR itself . The project started in January 2022 and will run for two years.
Equal Treatment is an ERASMUS+ funded project coordinated by EPR. It will be implemented in partnership with six other organisations and universities: EEA Margarita and Research Center of Biopolitics of Panteion University (RECEBI) (Greece), Kaunas College (Lithuania), Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBGI) and Arnau d’Escala Campus Foundation (FCAE) (Spain), Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) (Findland).
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