Widening Roma women´s access to non-formal and informal learning validation systems (ROM-ACT)

The aim of ROM-ACT is to widen recognition of the skills and competences that the Roma community has acquired in formal and non-formal activities and to encourage centres for adult education and civil society organizations to support non-academic Roma women in their process of informal and non-formal learning validation.

Objectives

The specific objectives are:

  • To achieve the recognition of the skills and competences that the Roma community has acquired in formal and non-formal activities.
  • To promote access of non-academic Roma women to the national systems of validation of informal and non-formal learning through the support of civil organizations.
  • To enable the Roma women to make contributions and recommendations in order to improve the impact and the accessibility of non-formal and informal validation systems. 
  • To validate the non-formal and informal learning of 50 non-academic Roma women.
  • To encourage and help centres for adult education and civil society organizations to support and accompany non-academic Roma women in their process of informal and non-formal learning validation.
  • To carry out a lobbying campaign for national governments with the aim to incorporate the contributions of the project in the non-formal and informal learning validation systems and give policy makers concrete recommendations on how to do it.

Outcomes

  • Awareness raising campaign
  • Validation of 50 Roma women
  • Recommendations for the improvement of the accessibility fo the validation systems in the EU
  • Lobbying campaign

Products

  • Countries´ reports
  • European guide
  • DVD
  • Multilingual website

 

Partners

Coordinator: Romani Association of Women Drom Kotar Mestipen (ES)

Consortium:

Associated partner: CREA (ES)

Meetings

  • Kick-off meeting - May 2013, Barcelona, ES
  • Second partner meeting - March 2013, Timisoara, RO
  • Third partners meeting - November 2014, Brussels, BE