VET for EI

Vocational Training for Physiotherapists about Family-Centered and Play Based Approaches in Early Childhood Intervention Project

Funding Institution: Turkish National Agency

Grant Scheme: Erasmus+ KA202 Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices - Strategic Partnerships for Vocational Education and Training

Implementation Period: December 2017 – November 2019

Period of Project: 24 Months

Project Budget: 242.525 Euros

Project Coordinator: Spastic Children’s Foundation of Turkey – Cerebral Palsy Turkey

Project Partners:

  • Ministry of Family, Employment and Social Services, General Directorate of Disabled and Elderly Services, Turkey
  • Gazi University, Turkey
  • Eurlyaid – The European Association on Early Childhood Intervention, Luxembourg
  • University of Minho, Portugal
  • Braga Cerebral Palsy Association, Portugal
  • Praxis Europe, UK

Project Outcomes:

  • A special curriculum and relevant training material for physiotherapists on play-based and family-centered approaches in early childhood intervention (based on ECVET learning outcomes approach)
  • An innovative online learning platform that will provide an interactive learning experience anytime, anywhere (PC, smartphone and tablet), multilingual and provided free to the related target group
  • Country status reports on current status and approaches to early childhood intervention in project partner countries
  • A comparative report where early childhood intervention systems of partner countries will be compared.

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