FOOTBALL COACHES + II
Start date: Jun 1, 2015,
End date: May 31, 2017
The Royal Spanish Football Association Foundation (FRFEF) is the applicant organization and coordinates the CONSORTIUM, that "ad hoc" was created to participate in ERASMUS +. FOOTBALL COACHES + II It is a mobility project focusing in the students and staff of the Consortium training centers. The Consortium is compounded by the coordinator -FRFEF- and by the Spanish Football Association, the Andalusia, Catalonia, Madrid and Castilla La Mancha Football Association as sending partners.
The Consortium has 23 vocational training, 8.000 students, and 1.000 teachers.
The participants are:
➢ 160 students from the vocational training course, sports expert in football and Football Coaches Level I and II who are being taught and trained at the Consortium centre.
➢ 40 trainers, planners and counsellors from the Spanish training and education football system. They carry out their tasks and activities within the organizations and institutions belonging to the Consortium.
➢ Women and the women's football will have significant importance on the project.
The aim is that through the mobility experience the participants acquire new skills and knowledge’s in a "context" of Network Society and Global Work Market in order to improve their training and employability.
The results will be:
➢ Acquisition of skills training-professional through internship in football associations and football clubs -for students-and "job shadowing" for the staff.
➢ Acquisition of key competencies: personal, linguistic, digital, social and cultural.
The duration of stays is: 4 and 12 weeks for students, and one week for staff.
The partners will give the host support to the participants - coaches and to the staff. They will have the internship in the European Football Associations, vocational training organizations and European football clubs. The transnational Association will fix their commitments and responsibilities in a collaboration agreement.
Selection of candidates will be based on language competence and academic report, as well as on social skills and personal and professional maturity. There will be a 30 hours module for preparation, guidance and information, previously to the internships.
Staff will stay of 1 week and 2 weeks -job shadowing- in Football Associations and vocational training organizations, where they can meet and exchange good practices from the systems of educational and vocational training system of the hosting partners.
The teaching staff of the sending vocational training centres has designed the content of this program. It is created with a methodology of development of competences. This methodology is particularly suitable for mobility experiences, as it emphasizes on acquiring appropriate skills and competencies.
For staff we will organize one day work and an online workshop about mobility and internationalization’s strategy of the Consortium.
The Foundation –RFEF is responsible for the follow-up and the project management. It will support and provide the project with technical support and human capital. It has a broad experience in managing training projects and activities at international, European and national level. It will be in charge of the following: information, selection processes, support before the internships, contents agreement with European and national partners, learning planning and follow-ups, assessment, validation of competences, dissemination, financial and administrative management.
All these steps insure the quality of the project.
All participants will receive a Europass Mobility Certificate and other certifications and accreditations of the sending and hosting partners.
We will develop a EVALUATION of the project results. We not only will evaluate the training and skills acquired by the participants but we will focus on the measure of the project impact. This measure will evaluate results and identify and define the impact in the training system of all partners involved, also in the employment as well as the gender equality measure.
A Communication and Dissemination Plan will be at participants and partners´ disposal. This plan is aimed at disseminating the project objectives, strategies, its partners, outcomes and competences, as well as providing European football and sport decision-makers with new knowledge, best practices and material at local, regional, national and European level.
Broadcast channels are provided: the websites of the Football Association, a -moodle- a project educational platform, social networks and blogs of participants.
Duration: from 06/01/2015 to 06/01/2017.
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