IASIS NGO participated in the 2nd Transnational Meeting in the framework of U-Coach! Transfer of Innovation Project, which was held in Vienna between 4/6– 6/6/2014.
U Coach! is a Lifelong Learning Program (Leonardo Da Vinci), and more specifically a Transfer of Innovation project, which aims at developing new skills and supporting people with disabilities. Organizations from Greece, Austria, England, Sweden and Portugal cooperate to implement this program. U Coach! project has been developed to enhance the autonomy and self-directed learning for disabled people, and hence, to increase their level of functionality and promote “a life without barriers”. This program utilizes innovative methodologies to provide educators, counselors and caregivers of disabled people with the necessary coaching methods. It also focuses on implementation of autonomous learning skills, as a better contribution in adult education.
During the meeting, participants were trained in innovative methodologies and tools transferring educational tools in countries and partner organizations involved.