Emotional Employment – 3rd Newsletter 2019

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MEETING IN DUBLIN

The partnership met in the lovely city of Dublin on the 9th and 10th of September 2019. The project is now a year on and a
lot has been done. In the last few months, we have intensified the work and have produced 10 key emotional employment
skills for job advisors, as well as the 20 practical exercises.
On the first day of our meeting, we had a chance to have a general update on the progress of the project. Done by Merseyside Expanding Horizons (UK). We are on course and we look forward to the next stages. We also have a short presentation of the training pills and tools developed in each country. We also dealt with the topic of dissemination in the project and had an overview of the activities and recommendations by I & F Education (Ireland). We also looked at evaluation and quality Assurance. This was led by CPIP (Romania). The day ended by all partners doing a presentation on the learning materials developed in each country.
On the second day, we continued with the delivery of the learning materials developed. We had time for reflection, feedback, and questions of the training sessions of the day. We also dealt with financial issues and evaluated our meeting in Dublin.
DEFOIN, IO1 leader, presented a detailed progress related to the IO1 and highlighted the next steps

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

The next stage of the project focuses on piloting, a multiplier event in December 2019, IO2 development and then our next meeting in Granada in April 2020.
At least 5 skills per each partner will be piloted during the sessions in December.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Our website has been up and running for a while now. For further information on the progress of our project please look up www.emotional-employment.eu
We also have a Facebook and a LinkedIn page. There you can find interesting articles and news related to our Emotional Employment project.

WHAT ARE THE 10 EMOTIONAL SKILLS DEVELOPED SO FAR?

  • DEFOIN: Time management and Personal Accountability.
  • CPIP: Self-trust and Personal Accountability, shared with DEFOIN.
  • APROXIMAR: Stress Tolerance and Flexibility.
  • I&F: Communication and Empathy.
  • Diamond Building: Empathetic job advisor and Conflict solving.
  • MEH: Motivation and Decision making.

WHAT ARE WE DOING IN AMADORA IN SEPTEMBER??

The partnership will be looking at:

  • Presentation and discussion of final project results
  • Preparing final national Multiplier Event
  • Planning dissemination activities after the end of the project
  • Preparation of final report

Emotional Employment is an Erasmus+ project that offers alternative skills and resources for job seeking. The aim is to raise awareness of Emotional Intelligence into the labour market and to develop innovative training to support job seekers and career advisors.


Emotional Employment is a European project that is funded by Erasmus+ programme. It is coordinated by Merseyside Expanding Horizons.

There are six different organizations from five European countries working on this project:
Merseyside Expanding Horizons | UK
Aproximar | Portugal
I and F Education and Development | Ireland
Diamond Building | Spain
Defoin | Spain
Centrul Pentru Promovarea Invatarii Permanente | Romania

If you are interested in the project and would like to participate please let us know by writing to the contact person in your country:

Liverpool, UK
Anna Bellan
annabellan@expandinghorizons.co.uk

Malaga, Spain
Javier Morales Luque
jamolu@defoin.es

Córdoba, Spain
Maria Vazquez
administracion@diamondbuilding.es

Dublin, Ireland
Contact person
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Amadora, Portugal
Tiago Leitão and Joana Portugal
Contacto@aproximar.pt

Timișoara, Romania
Ana-Maria Tanase
contact@cpip.ro

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