Professional Master for Employment workers [closed]

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Cometa Formazione is a non profit organization based in Como which manages an innovative vocational education school and offers specialization and continuing education programs. In 2007, 2008, 2009, Cometa Formazione ran a professional Master’s program for training prospective staff in social and employment services. Seed contributed to program design, program management and also provided training in personal communication skills.

Context
Cometa Formazione is a training organization that stems from the experience of an association of foster families in Como. In 2007, Cometa Formazione picked up the idea of conveying its experience in social work and education to train prospective professionals in that areas, with a special focus on employment services – an urgent need in Italy.

Project Lifetime
Academic years 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010

Objectives
The goal of the program, accredited as a professional Master’s program, was empowering young graduates still unemployed to serve as social workers specialized in employment services, with focus on young people, immigrants or disadvantaged groups.

Activities
Seed was engaged to conduct requirement analysis and help design the curriculum. Also, seed provided assistance with program management, trainers recruiting and directly with training in personal communication skills development.

Results
The program was delivered three times (i.e., when regional funding was available)

Partners
Cometa Formazione, Como, Italy

Financing
Regional and European funding

Budget
Undisclosed