JOBS MDVI

Training for Professionals working with individuals with multiple disabilities and visual impairment

Project acronym:
JOBS
Registration number:
2011-1-IS1-LEO04-01250 1
Funding frame:
Other
Start and end date:
October 2011 to September 2013
Duration:
24 months
Project website:
www.jobsmdvi.org (link is external)
Project countries:
Denmark
Germany
France
Hungary
Iceland
Romania
The Netherlands
Finland
Ireland
United Kingdom
Coordinating organization:
IS: The Icelandic National Institute for the Blind, Visually Impaired, and Deafblind
Coordinator:
Elfa Hermannsdóttir
Coordinator phone:
+354 545 5800
Coordinator email:
elfa@midstod.is (link sends e-mail)
Partner organizations:
DK: Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted
DE: BFW Halle
FR: CRDV - Centre de Rééducation pour Déficients Visuels
HU: School for the Blind, Budapest
NL: Royal Dutch Visio
RO: Liceul Special pentru Deficienti de Vedere (LSDV)
NL: Robert Coppes Stichting (RCS)
FR: Institut Montéclair
IE: National Council for the Blind of Ireland

Aim of the project:

The overall aim of the project is that, through transnational collaboration, the participants will explore and identify issues for the training of professionals to develop methodologies addressing lifelong learning and work related issues in the development of people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment during their transition towards work, people who have difficulties in accessing the formal vocational training system and the traditional employment market in their member states.