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Employment of persons with developmental disabilities: vocational mobility and social inclusion (VOMASI)

Project information

Grant agreement ID: QLG5-CT-2001-30032

  • Start date

    1 December 2001

  • End date

    31 July 2002

Funded under:

FP5-LIFE QUALITY

  • Overall budget:

    € 101 836

  • EU contribution

    € 88 280

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA

Israel

Objective

The main objective is to bring together a group of leading European experts, among them researchers, methodologists and decision makers in the area of Employment of Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PEDD). The group will review and compare current policies (such as supported, transitional and sheltered employment) for promoting vocational mobility, rehabilitation and training of PEDD in Europe, and will build an innovative research proposal for analysing policies and strategies to enhance upward vocational mobility and social inclusion of PEDD. These objectives will be accomplished by literature review, identify vocational rehabilitation policies, secondary analysis of existing statistics, and preliminary comparative policy analysis of EU communities. In addition to a study group, a seminar is planned at the end of the project. The expected products will be the establishment of a team of experts, a preliminary policy analysis of

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA

Address

Mont Carmel, Abba Chushi Road
31905 Haifa

Israel

Participants (3)

UNIVERSITY OF MAASTRICHT

Netherlands

UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN

Greece

UNIVERSITY OF WUERZBURG

Germany

Project information

Grant agreement ID: QLG5-CT-2001-30032

  • Start date

    1 December 2001

  • End date

    31 July 2002

Funded under:

FP5-LIFE QUALITY

  • Overall budget:

    € 101 836

  • EU contribution

    € 88 280

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA

Israel