Expected impact on the participants, participating organisations, target groups and other relevant stakeholders
The impact provided for project partners:
✔ shared knowledge, best practices, working together in an European consortium in order to develop and implement innovative learning tools and become promoters for education and sustainable development;
✔ broader understanding of practices, policies and systems in adult education, across countries;
✔ organisational development through a more modern, dynamic, committed and professional environment inside the organisations: good practices and new methods integrated into daily activities; synergies with organisations active in different fields; professional development for staff in line with individual needs and organisational objectives;
✔ increased capacity and professionalism to work at EU/international level: improved management competences and internationalisation strategies; enhanced skills related to transnational cooperation; increased allocation of financial resources to organise EU/international projects in the field of adult education; increased quality in the preparation, implementation, monitoring and follow-up of EU/international projects;
✔ assure visibility of the organisations worldwide.
✔ this project builds a supportive environment and represents an opened path to strengthen and develop the partnership in order to implement future project with complementary activities that will ensure continuity, transferability and long-term sustainability of this project.
The stakeholders and the policy and decision-makers involved in this project could be inspired to purpose improvements in legislation for encourage the entrepreneurial initiatives of NEET people through education programs and financial support. Also the expected impact on this target is new and increased inter-regional and cross-border cooperation of stakeholders, including public authorities in the field of adult education and more active participation in society.
The intellectual outputs will turn the project partners, adult educators and stakeholders in developed channels of education for rural development, a real resources for their organisations, but also in the local communities. Through this project they will receive a complete and innovative training package and will become a fountain of knowledge in rural entrepreneurship which will be distributed on long term to target group, and will contribute to the rural community development and increasing the education level and the quality of life for the NEETs-target group (including people without basic skills).
Impact among target group:
✔ improved provision and assessment of entrepreneurship skills for employability and new business creation;
✔ stimulated interest and motivation for continuous learning, upgrade of previous knowledge, new information, new skills and competence;
✔ sustainable education with long-term effects, lasting skills and attributes;
✔ generate income from their new knowledge;
✔ reintegration in society;
✔ better quality of life.
Beyond impact at individual level, the final goal of the purposed project is to materialize the learning outcomes in organized entrepreneurial activities which will provide concrete economic results both at individual target group as in the community. The adults from target group which will benefit from the training program developed by the proposed project will be supported by the trainers to set up micro/subsistence/ or family farms for organic production of medicinal plants (species described in the manual), using their land, or land provided by public institutions in social purposes. The training will include proper methods to valorize the crop and generate income for their families or become self-employee. This way, the learning outcomes provided by the present project will be exploited and materialized in financial results for target group with direct impact in the community, in order to maximize the potential of the funded project activities, so that the results will be used beyond the lifetime of the project. By disseminating the intellectual outputs in organized multiplier events at international level, is facilitated the education in rural communities and sustainable development, not only at European level, but it’s also assured the transferability of the project outputs to generate impact at international level.
Desired impact of the project at the local, regional, national, European and/or international levels
The benefits for communities where the intellectual outputs will be applied during the project implementation consists in creating learning opportunities with long-term effects for adults/NEETs and drive forward the development of entrepreneurial activities in rural areas in order to generate income and/or jobs. This direct effects of the project implementation exercise wide impact in communities as:
1. increased opportunities for professional development and sense of initiative and entrepreneurship at rural communities level;
2. reduce the social and economic costs of physical inactivity by lowering unemployment;
3. reduce poverty, assure social inclusion for disadvantaged people;
4. decrease the rate of rural people migration to urban or aboard;
5. economic and infrastructure development, increased fees to the local budget;
6. better quality of life for the inhabitants;
7. reintegration in agriculture production of unused land;
8. protecting the environment, but also contribute to preservation of consumers’ health through organic agriculture.
This project exert impact at national, European and international level and aims to fulfil the Erasmus+ Programme objectives and to contribute to the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy for growth, jobs, social equity and inclusion. The present proposal aims to promote the emergence and raise awareness of lifelong learning area designed to complement policy reforms at EU/international level and to support the modernisation of adult education, through dissemination of good practices. Also, aims to foster competitive businesses, developing social capital among adults, especially those belonging to disadvantaged groups (adults from rural areas, Roma, people with learning difficulties, lower qualified persons, people with a low standard of living, low income, dependence on social welfare system, people in long-term unemployment or poverty, that are priorities in setting horizontal goals of social and economic policies).
The stakeholders and the policy and decision-makers involved in this project could be inspired to purpose improvements in legislation for encourage the entrepreneurial initiatives of NEET people through education programs and financial support. This could generate an extend impact at national level by facilitating the development education level and entrepreneurship in rural areas.
By disseminating the intellectual outputs in organized multiplier events at international level, is facilitated the education in rural communities and sustainable development, not only at European level, but it’s also assured the transferability of the project outputs to generate impact at international level. The expected European/international impact is that the intellectual outputs of this project will be promoted, taken over by other social actors and adults educators and applied in other social, geographical and cultural contexts across Europe and worldwide.