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Internal training workshop LEVEL5

A one-day workshop will be held in conjunction with the second project meeting (May 29-31 2012, Göttingen, DE). In this workshop members of staff of the partner institutions of the RIVER project will be introduced to the LEVEL5 assessment and validation approach to ensure that all partners will be able to apply and further develop the methodology. The workshop will be very practice-oriented and will contain hands-on elements.

Concept and software of the RIVER methodology

A comprehensive tool for the planning as well as the assessment of competence development in senior volunteering will be developed. It includes the following elements:
•    Planning tools
•    A compilation of learning outcomes and competences
•    A reference system
•    Procedural descriptions
•    An improved software for visualizing the development of informal competencies
•    A certification element making the competence development of volunteers and beneficiaries visible

Concept for a training workshop and coaching guidelines for learning and volunteering facilitators to enable them to apply the RIVER methodology.
Promotional Brochure on informal learning in intergenerational volunteering activities. The aim of this publication is to promote the RIVER senior volunteering methodology as a means to ensure the generation of optimum benefits to be gained from senior volunteering activities.

Dissemination Products

A project logo and website, as well as a project poster and project flyer will be developed. At least 4 project newsletters will inform the public and interested stakeholders and multipliers about the current activities and results of the RIVER project.

International dissemination conference
A European dissemination conference for presenting the project results will be organised at the end of the project period.