The Basic Life Project is co-financed by the European Commission within the Lifelong Learning Programme, Grundtvig action (reference no. 142298-2008-LLP-RO-GRUNDTVIG-GMP) The project aims at elaborating up-to-date and qualitative educational models for the disadvantaged families, able to respond to their training needs for the key competence in ICT (Web 2.0) and also to provide o viable perspective upon lifelong learning for the whole family. The target group consists both of disadvantaged families who don’t have IT knowledge but also those that possess such knowledge but who will benefit of the advantages of the new technologies. The target group of the project includes all types of families: lone parents, families with young children, families with teenage or adult children, multi-generational families, etc.

– Analyzing best practices and the situation of family learning at European level, so that it may become a starting point for other family learning programs;

– Improving the quality, attractiveness and access to adult education for disadvantaged families by conceiving, developing, and implementing innovative educational models of parental non-competence in ICT compared to young person’s competence; means of family learning;

– Removing barriers and motivating the disadvantaged families to participate to programs of lifelong learning, by involving them in the development and implementation of educational models for the whole family;

– Acquiring skills and knowledge in ICT, but also in interactive and collaborative aspects of ICT (Web 2.0) by providing them with new perspective on social integration;

– Acquiring, structuring and promoting educational good practices at European level.

– Analysis of the good practices models existing at European level, in the field of family learning – Analysis of the situation of the disadvantaged families, in the European partner countries – Analysis of target group’s needs, at the level of the group chosen by each project partner, by analysing comparatively the needs of the adults/parents with those of the children – Development of 5 educational models of parental non-competence in ICT (Web 2.0) compared to young person’s competence (1 for every partner country each) -Analysis of the implementation of the “educational models of parental non-competence” – The Guide of Good Practices – Self evaluation of the applied “educational models of parental non-competence – Final dissemination conference ;

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Romanian Society for Lifelong Learning, (Romania)–coordinator

The partnership of the project comprises 6 organisations from 6 European countries: Romania, Germany, Latvia, UK, Portugal and Austria.