ERASMUS+ Small-scale partnership
Local activities in the partner countries
15.03.2023. Riga, Latvia
29.03.2023. Sigulda, Latvia
Summary of survey and local workshop of NGO
educators on creating innovative courses for disadvantaged groups in
Two local workshops were implemented in March 15, 2023, in Riga,
Latvia, and in March 29, 2023, in Sigulda, Latvia, by partner
EAPN-Latvia in cooperation with NGO "St.Luke Support Society", led
by Margarita Sveckova, Manager, and NGO "Aicinajums Tev", led
by Marite Rozentale, Chairperson of the Board.
The activity increased the competencies of 45 NGO educators in the
field of social inclusion and education. The target group of this
activity was NGO educators - staff, experts and volunteer
specialists with various ages (19-75), Latvian nationality - 36,
Ukrainiens - 3, Russians - 5, Lithuanians - 1, a both sexes (32
women, 13 men), persons with low-income (20), disabled persons (13),
pensioners (9), persons with different educational level (higher -
19, professional - 5, secondary - 16, elementary - 5).
These workshops was addressed issues related to the use of the
understanding and knowledge of NGO employees to create innovative
courses for disadvantaged groups of population with the aim of
promoting the further education or employment of these people.
Through informative materials and discussions, NGO educators
Margarita Sveckova, Olga Borisova, Olga Karklina,
Eduards Soskovs, Marite Rozentale, Diana Jasinska
and Gunta Kelle shared their experiences of the situation
within the NGOs and put together proposals that will contribute to
the creating innovative courses for disadvantaged groups in Latvia.
These workshops also provided an opportunity to involve in the
discussion the participants with less experience in the programs
offered by Erasmus+ and in the context of the European dimension.
Attracting educated professionals to the NGO network will be an
important tool for increasing people's well-being in Latvia.
The results of the activity were evaluated in the end of the
workshops and no less than 12 proposals of the participants were
Agenda Riga (.pdf) >>
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