WHITE TASK FORCE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS OF THE SOCIAL WELFARE PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH VULNERABLE GROUPS - WIT (NO. VS/2013/0316)
WIT - White Task Force on the development of skills of the social welfare professionals intends to improve the quality of services provided to citizens through the creation of a European network for social innovation.
Its overall objective is to analyze the evolution of the system of social and health services in Europe, so as to provide new and effective guidelines to support innovation in the organizational models and the definition of vocational training courses for operators in the sector.
Project goals are:
- coordinate the analysis and scenario building on emerging trends in order to facilitate the matching between demand and supply of new skills in the social work;
- analyze the impact of social innovation on the skills and competencies of social workers, creating a European Atlas of innovation in social care professions;
- capitalize and disseminate best practices on developing new skills and competencies for the White Jobs.
WIT project involves public and development bodies next to research, university and training prominent institutions on the topic of social innovation, from 4 Member Countries (Italy, Bulgaria, Germany and Lithuania). The Province of Milan, leads the partnership composed of the National Development Agency (Bulgaria), Alice Salomon - University of Applied Sciences in Berlin (Germany) and Vilnius university, Faculty of Philosophy (Lithuania).
Province of Milan, “Training for welfare and third sector professions” Area is committed to promoting the continuous training of workers in the social welfare and health services, by networking experiences and models of innovative interventions in this context.
National Development Agency (NDA - Bulgaria), actively contributes to the progress of the Bulgarian society and to the development of a knowledge-based society, by supporting the improvement of the quality and effectiveness of education and training, the development of a balanced governance in the public sector.
Alice Salomon University (ASH - Germany), by deeply focusing on teaching theory, practice and research, the University aims to high-level education and training as a key factor for its students success, according to an interdisciplinary, international based approach.
Vilnius University, Faculty of Philosophy (Lithuania), dynamic participant in international scientific and academic activities, the Faculty of Philosophy is a wide-spectrum humanistic and social education and science institution.