Welcome to COMBI project website
We want to provide vocational teachers in the health care sector and minority language teachers with innovative tools. These tools are aimed at instructing and assisting migrants in becoming proficient in the (minority) languages required for working in the health care sector
Communication competences for migrants and disadvantaged background learners in bilingual work environments
EACEA, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships for adult education
01/09/2016 – 31/08/2018
The COMBI project “Communication competences for migrants and disadvantaged background learners in bilingual work environments” is to develop innovative and inclusive/systemic practices and methods focused on acquiring communication competences in the languages required in the workplace. It takes into consideration the multilingual reality of European regions.
The aim of this method is not to acquire full competences in two or more languages, but to make sure that the regional language is taken into consideration as far as it fulfils language requirements in the workplace thanks to innovative teaching methods.
- Need Analysis of the target groups’ educational needs
- Development of training modules
- Pilot training
- Multiplier events to disseminate the results of the project
The members of COMBI Advisory Board
COMBI Advisory Board has the task to forward the outcomes of the COMBI project to its network and hence function as an ambassador of the project. In the role as ambassadors of the project, the board members are invited to participate to COMBI project activities and dissemination actions such as workshops and multiplier events during the project to facilitate the transfer of knowledge. The members of the Advisory Board are:
Roberta Lo Bianco
Roberta is working in a European NGO where she coordinates European voluntary projects (sending and reception of young volunteers). She is a trainer of European and extra European volunteers, specialized in migration issues. She worked in socio-cultural projects...
Arantza Lekuona Zabala, New Advisory Board member
Arantza Lekuona has been the manageress of the regional autonomous body Kabia since 2015. She has a degree in Political Sciences and Sociology and has completed several postgraduate and specialist university courses (on Public Administration, on Governance and...
Jeroen Darquennes has been appointed Advisory Board Member for Fryske Academy. Jeroen Darquennes (in photo) is associate professor (chargé de cours) of German and General Linguistics at the University of Namur, visiting professor at the Facultés Universitaires...
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