Workshop Session 3

All workshops are available in English.

Workshop Session 3: Tuesday 8 July, 11:15 - 12:15

  • 13. I’ve lived here for thirty years – that's a skill! Building community development using skills and mobile learning
    Skills for Care and Development, United Kingdom (England)
    Everyone has skills, knowledge and experience that can empower them to develop and be included in society. How we understand people’s skills is key to investing in people and the communities they live in. This workshop explains the work of Skills for Care and Development on community skills development and on digital learning and working, through mobile knowledge and learning solutions. It will showcase learning from over 40 test sites that have developed a ‘skills led approach’ to social care assessment and intervention over the last three years as well as piloting of using mobile knowledge and learning solutions. Participants will test some of the developed tools, such as a skills assessment and the learning mobile and web resources.
    Italiano English
    Workforce and management/Older people
  • 14. Europe 2020, tackling poverty: making the most of funding instruments, strategies and partnerships to fight social exclusion
    One European citizen in four is at risk of poverty or social exclusion. In 2010 EU Member States committed to lift 20 million people out of their precarious situation by 2020. Various tools and funding instruments can be used to tackle poverty (e.g. European Structural Funds, the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived, and programmes for Employment and Social Innovation or Horizon 2020). The use of such instruments combined with the involvement of different stakeholders can indeed make the difference to tackle poverty efficiently in Europe. How can these different tools be used on the ground? And how can different stakeholders play an active role in tackling poverty using these measures? In a roundtable format, the workshop will bring together decision-makers, practitioners and public authorities’ representatives from different European countries to exchange and discuss concrete experiences and practices on the issue.
    Français EnglishItaliano
    Poverty /Crisis: impact and responses/Active inclusion and employment
  • 15. Inter-agency data collection for effective child protection policies
    National Observatory of Children at Risk (GIPED), France
    This workshop will present how evidence and data act as a driver for effective child protection policy, based on the example of the 2007 French reform of child protection. This reform implemented a closer cooperation between local and national child protection strategies. Local observatories and a centralisation of data through the national observatory of children in danger enable services to develop a more holistic understanding of children at risk. Improved data collection allows services to identify population needs and provide tailored services.
    Français English
    Children and families
  • 16. Building an effective stakeholder driven local poverty strategy
    City of Ghent, Belgium
    This workshop looks in detail at how a local strategy in the field of poverty reduction can be coordinated by the local authority reflecting the need to invest in people and communities. The City of Ghent explains how this needs to be shaped ‘bottom up’ by creating an intensive diversified process of participation of all stakeholders which contributes to a more efficient use of available (limited) resources for combating poverty. The main question of the workshop is: how is it possible to create a collective vision and well executed plan of action in which all actors agree to reorientate their actions on finances to work on the same targets? The workshop will present its first evaluation of progress made.
    Español EnglishDeutsch
    Crisis: impact and responses/Active inclusion and employment
  • 17. Innovation and experimentation – guidelines to design contemporary social and healthcare services and facilities
    University of Rome “La Sapienza” - Architecture & Design Department, Italy
    Lazio Region, Italy
    The research project stems from the ever closer relation between changes in contemporary urban society and new needs of social and health services. These include demography, new forms of poverty, exclusion and dependency (unemployment, separate fathers, immigrants, ex inmates, etc.) all highlighting the need to be bold, to overcome established ideas and to promote, for example, integration and sharing services and settings whilst emphasising new therapeutic and care requirements and the need to lower management costs. Through the analysis of some best practices, workshop participants will be given guidelines – drawn from the Italian context – for services’ design and organization and for architectural design and evaluation. Finally, they will be invited to construct a “contemporary social service” proposal that is an innovative space targeted at a segment of population with social needs.
    Italiano EnglishDeutsch
    Deinstitutionalisation and community care
  • 18. Integrated Social Services Reform in Armenia
    UNICEF Armenia
    Fund for Armenian Relief- FAR, Armenia
    The workshop will discuss the integration of social services in Armenia led by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the Ministry of Territorial Administration with support from UNICEF Armenia and the World Bank. The reform aims to improve the effectiveness of social protection services for the most vulnerable groups of population, in particular, children. The key pillars of the reform are: case management with more targeted, personalised approaches to clients; local social planning based on the needs of the population; integrated social services with one window reception and integrated databases.
    Deutsch English
    Workforce and management