PARTNERSHIPS AND RESULTS IN COMENIUS, LEONARDO DA VINCI AND GRUNDTVIG
National Agencies

2012-1-SE1-GRU06-11991

SOCIAL SKILLS : a TOOLBOX FOR INCLUSION

Grundtvig partnerships

PARTNERS
  • Sweden
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Poland
  • Turkey
  • France
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    ORGANIZATION Coordinator

    Anstalten Luleå

    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION

    Public authority (national)

    ADDRESS

    Kårhusvägen 10 – Luleå

    CONTACT PERSON

    Ingvar Ededal

    SOCIAL SKILLS : a TOOLBOX FOR INCLUSION

    The project is focused on improving social skills of Prisoners and ex-prisoners . Good social skills are fundamental tools for reducing a criminal lifestyle, and achieving successful integration into society. A key barrier for the target group is the existence of poor social skills due to poverty, lack of education as well as destructive social networks. The aim of this project is to develop capacity of prisoners and ex-prisoners by learning, assimilating and practising and ultimately mastering social skills. The content of this toolkit will focus on: Listening skills. Written skills. Verbal communication. Non verbal communication. Attendance. Self presentation. Attitude. Motivation. Confidence. Recognition of own skills. Aspirations. Health. The partner group comprises representatives from various sectors within Criminal Justice: Prisons, Education and Voluntary Sector organizations and involving disciplines such as Management, Social Work, Psychologists, Criminologists, Teachers, Volunteers and Wardens. The working process of the project will be: 1. using a homepage for communication (www.grundtviglulea.dinstudio.se), between meetings. 2. During the mobilities in each jurisdiction have workshops focussing on two or three of the above mentioned skills. 3. As the final product produce a DVD with the title: “Social skills a toolkit for inclusion” accompanied a handbook generated from the workshops referenced in 2. above and distribute to organisations working with prisoners and ex-prisoners throughout and beyond the partnership.

    RESULTS
  • Joint results
  • Sweden
  • Belgium
  • Poland
  • Turkey
  • France
  • BRUSSELS MEETING (15 - 19 OCTOBER 2012)

    First meeting of the partnership held in Brussels. Here all the participants from met and divided the main subject "social skills" into subtopics to work on and shared responsabilities. Besides, next meeting dates organised. Turkey had "informational technologies" and "writing skills" subtopics to work on in the organisation. A homepage was planned to open to share the iformation about the project: www.grundtviglulea.dinstudio.se

    LANGUAGE(S)

    English

    AUDIENCE(S)

    Adult learners

    PRODUCT TYPE

    Website

    AVAILABILITY

    Link to

    COPYRIGHT

    Yes