From 17-19 March, the project group of DIGIFIRSTAID, an Erasmus+ partnership, met in Modena, Italy, on the premises of the local ANPAS association.
Samaritan International (SAM.I.) took the opportunity of the Commission’s consultation on the evaluation of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) to call for a stronger role of the EQF in facilitating the cross-border recognition of First Aid qualifications. While First Aid skills have been established in European legislation as a work-relevant qualification, these qualifications are still […]
Samaritan organisations from across Europe have mobilised aid and have been working together many months now to address the crisis caused by the war in Ukraine.
The project group of the I_TEM project met from 2-4 December. On the agenda was a review of what had been learned from the previous pilot training in Rome as well as the drafting of a curriculum for the second training of the project.
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