Get Up participating in EfVET 2018 Lake Como Conference

Get Up will be participating at the EfVET 2018 Lake Como Conference being held between 24th and 27th October 2018 with theme “Rethinking VET for Inclusive Excellence!”. This EfVET Conference gathers teacher, tutors, managers, policy makers, companies and authorities, from all over Europe and beyond. The Conferences contributes to discuss, share, plan and develop partnerships, projects, proposals for the future of VET providers and their communities of leaders, practitioners and students.

Vocational education is faced with the challenge to fulfil its mission adequately, and also to contribute to a sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe. Digitalisation and globalisation are opening a new market, in particular for Vocational education training and small business. Due to the increasing expectations emerging from the wide community of members, EfVET 2018 Lake Como Conference, introduces two parallel strands of activities. Each strand will focus on specific targets, in order to multiply and boost the results of members’ participation.

The roundtable session at EfVET International Conference in Como will be dedicated to the Get Up project. Each roundtable will give European project partners the opportunity to disseminate progress, results and products of their Transnational Transfer of Innovation; Development of Innovation and other European initiatives – a key to successful valorisation of good practice outcomes and sustainability.

More information HERE.

Video Campaign as part of GET UP EU-Funded project promoting gender equality

A video campaign by eight international partners coordinated by UIL, the Italian Labour Trade Union, has been launched promoting gender equality. The three subjects for the series of videos produced reflect the main topics of the project, which are #wasteoftalent #genderpaygap and #worklifebalance.

The videos are as follows:

(1) #GetUp_Project – WASTE OF TALENT
When you were a child, have you ever been told to act like a girl or a boy? Gender stereotypes affect everyone since their birth. Often they are perpetuated without any intentions to harm. Despite all good intentions, children need to be supported in their individual growth, whether they love rugby or volleyball, science or poetry irrespective of their gender. Watch and share our video about talent waste, join the fight for gender equality in education!

 

(2) #GetUp_Project – GENDER PAY GAP
In the European Union, women earn on average 16% less than men. For the same job. Why? If you agree with us that men and women should get the same salary for the same job, don’t just nod. Watch and share our video, join the fight against gender pay gap!

 

(3) #GetUp_Project – WORK LIFE BALANCE
In the European Union, working women spend on average 26 hours/week on unpaid care and housework. Working men… 9 hours. Why do men spend only one third of the time compared to women on activities such as cleaning, ironing, and taking care of their babies? And – most importantly – can we change that? We can! Watch and share our video about work-life balance, join the fight for a better work-life balance!

This campaign is part of the project “GET UP – Gender Equality Training to overcome Unfair discrimination Practices in education and labour market“, which seeks to address the stereotyping of educational and career choices and to promote gender equality in education, training and career guidance. It also seeks to ensure that work practices promote gender equality, and do not reinforce stereotypes, gender segregation and inequalities. This project is co-funded by the RIGHTS, EQUALITY AND CITIZENSHIP/JUSTICE PROGRAMME of the European Union.

Photo Contest as part of GET UP EU-Funded project promoting gender equality

A photo contest by eight international partners coordinated by UIL, the Italian Labour Trade Union, has been launched promoting gender equality in transition phases at school, at work and at society at large. The contest, #getup_project, is inviting European citizens to think and express, through original shots, stereotypes and gender differences in education, training and career, imagining a future free from gender inequality. The three photo subjects are #wasteoftalent #genderpaygap #worklifebalance. Participants can choose one or more themes, sending up a maximum of three photos adding a short text describing the pictures.

The deadline for submission is 30th April 2018.

This competition is part of the project “GET UP – Gender Equality Training to overcome Unfair discrimination Practices in education and labour market“, which seeks to address the stereotyping of educational and career choices and to promote gender equality in education, training and career guidance. It also seeks to ensure that work practices promote gender equality, and do not reinforce stereotypes, gender segregation and inequalities. This project is co-funded by the RIGHTS, EQUALITY AND CITIZENSHIP/JUSTICE PROGRAMME of the European Union.

Further information and the rules of the contest can be found HERE.

European Week of Action for Girls 2017

The European Week of Action for Girls is an annual week-long event which aims to ensure that girls’ empowerment is promoted and their rights are protected and fulfilled in the EU’s external action, through adequate policies, funding and programs. The 2017 edition of the week takes place from 9 – 13 October. More information HERE.

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Thanks for visiting the page for the EU-project “GET UP – Gender Equality Training to overcome Unfair discrimination Practices in education and labour market“, which seeks to address the stereotyping of educational and career choices and to promote gender equality in education, training and career guidance. Additionally we are seeking to ensure that work practices promote gender equality, and do not reinforce stereotypes, gender segregation and inequalities. A big task… so let’s GET UP and start working!

This project is co-funded by the RIGHTS, EQUALITY AND CITIZENSHIP/JUSTICE PROGRAMME of the European Union.