O1. Development of digital skills building framework through social media for low-skilled/low-qualified unemployed persons over 45.
The present report is developed in the context of the first intellectual output of the project “MedLit45+”, named “Development of digital skills building framework through social media for low-skilled/low-qualified unemployed persons over 45”. The main aim of the project is to assist low-skilled/low-qualified unemployed persons over 45 years old to return to the labour market by developing and enhancing their digital competence. The outcome of this study will be the development of the digital skills framework on which the creation of an online resource platform will be based and render the basic tangible outcome of this project, together with the manual for professional that will also support unemployed persons. This report consists of five national reports/case studies by the five EU Member States (Greece, Italy, Portugal, Romania and Spain), which identified the national context of digital skills of citizens, the relevant policies and practices and the role of social media in the recruitment process. Additionally, ten (10) interviews with human resource managers were conducted in each country (50 in total), in order to identify the needs of organisations regarding the digital competence of their employees, the social media usage and their perceptions regarding older employees.
O3- Development of manual for professional s supporting unemployed person
This manual for professionals guide includes an analysis of the MedLit45+ new approach, while it describes the Platform that has been developed during the implementation of the project. Furthermore, the manual incorporates an overview of the course content and delivery modes that have been developed in the context of IO2. The manual for professionals also covers the expected individual learning styles and illustrates a short section on course evaluation.
This Manual for professionals is designed to help the trainer with the delivery of MedLit45+ courses. Digital technologies are key drivers of innovation, growth and job creation, and therefore digital competence is inextricably linked to participation in the labour market. Digital competence is not only about being familiar with digital technologies, but also about the way new technologies and online media are used and for which purpose.
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This document reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.