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BRiDGE Pilot training courses

Opportunities for Refugee Researchers

What Where When
Pilot training course for RRs: ERA Labour Market - what ERA is?
  • What are the specifics of the European labour market?
  • What qualifications, skills and knowledge are necessary for career development in Europe?

  • Pilot training course for RR: Foster Your Employability and Integrate Better in the Society

    How to identify and overcome intercultural and required employability skills´ gaps?

  • enhancing intercultural dialogue
  • making use of the EURAXESS Portal:
    • how to find suitable jobs
    • trainings
    • language courses
    • learn about and use Buddy System
    Sofia, Bulgaria Tuesday 27 November 2018
    Thessaloniki, Greece Wednesday 13 February 2019
    Ankara, Turkey Thursday 9 May 2019
    Bielefeld, Germany Friday 19 July 2019
    2 online trainings - webinars for RRs located in different countries with mobility limitations Monday 17 June 2019
    and
    Wednesday 19 June 2019

    Opportunities for MENTORS for Refugee Researchers

    What Where When
    Pilot training course for academic mentors on how to guide RRs in academic area Bielefeld, Germany Thursday, 31 October 2019
    Pilot training course for non-academic mentors on how to guide RRs in non-academic area Bonn, Germany Friday, 29 November 2019
    Follow-up webinars

    Details about Specific Trainings

    Bonn, Germany:BRiDGE Training “Train the Trainer Course for EURAXESS Staff as Non Academic Mentors”

    One of the main priorities of the EURAXESS Service Centres is to provide guidance, information and support to researchers who are pursuing a research career in another country. EURAXESS Staff members’ advice, assistance and support can contribute to refugee researchers’ (RRs) integration and professional realization in their country of residence.

    The training aims at boosting EURAXESS staff skills in advising and helping the RRs to cooperate with industrial employers and act as their mentors.

    It is a one-day training, focused on the following topics:

  • important aspects of working with RRs;
  • internal and external resources and organizational support for RRs mentors;
  • intercultural integration;
  • how to use BRiDGE’ project’ program for mentors.
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    Bielefeld, Germany:BRiDGE Training “Train the Trainer Course for Academic Mentors”

    During the training, mentors will be offered practical advice, resources, information and guidance on how to successfully mentor refugee researchers (RRs)and thus support their integration and professional realization. In addition, advice on equality and diversity issues and on how to reduce any potential inter-ethnic tension at workplace and promote a more integrating environment will be provided to those willing to be RRs' mentors.

    It is a one-day training, focused on the following topics:

  • important aspects of working with RRs;
  • internal and external resources and organizational support for RRs mentors;
  • intercultural integration;
  • how to use BRiDGE’ project’ program for mentors.
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    Online Training: Webinar #1:

    Join us for a 1.5 hour interactive webinar to discuss your CV preparation, on 17 June 2019, 16.30, CET. Further questions to be discussed are: What is it a Master CV, why use different formats and what do the employers look at? We will discuss together these and many other questions and aspects which we might not pay enough attention when applying for a new job in a new environment. Please, register by sending a copy of your diploma, legal status document in the host country and signed and scanned copy of the attached consent sending them by email, svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg, by 10 June 2019!

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    Online Training: Webinar #2:

    Join us for a 1.5 hour interactive webinar to discuss your job interview preparation on 19 June 2019, 16.30, CET. We will discuss together these and many other questions and aspects which we might not pay enough attention when applying for a new job in a new environment Please, register by sending a copy of your diploma, legal status document in the host country and signed and scanned copy of the attached consent sending them by email, svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg, by 12 June 2019!

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    Bielefeld, Germany: Training for Refugee Researchers “Career Development and Social Integration for Refugee Researchers”

    You are cordially invited to the upcoming training in “Career Development and Social Integration for Refugee Researchers”. Please find attached the draft agenda. All expenses are covered by the project. We are looking forward to welcome you at the training

    Contact Ms. Svetlana Dimitrova at svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg

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    Ankara,Turkey: Third BRiDGE Training for Refugee Researchers “Career Development And Social Integration for Refugee Researchers”

    On the 9th May 2019 the training “Career Development and Social Integration for Refugee Researchers” took place, at TUBITAK Meeting Room No. 4, Atatürk Bulvari No: 221, Ankara, Turkey. All expences were covered by the BRiDGE project. the evaluation provided by the participants was very encouranging. We are ready to prepare even better tarining courses

    Contact Ms. Svetlana Dimitrova Project Manager, Sofia University “St.Kliment Ohridski” at svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg or tel.:+35929713509
    BHO, EURAXESS Bulgaria www.euraxess.bg

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    Thessaloniki, Greece: Second BRiDGE Training for Refugee Researchers “Career Development And Social Integration For Refugee Researchers”

    The second BRiDGE training for Refugee Researchers was held in Thessaloniki, Greece on 13 February 2018. The training applied a practical approach and was held in English. The evaluation of the training course was positive, both the specifics and the overall atmosphere of the course. Lessons have been learned, and we are looking forward to the next event.

    Contact Ms. Foteini Ziogou at ziogou@certh.gr

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    BRiDGE Webinar for Refugee Researchers “How I Present Myself and My Skills?” 28 January 2019, 16.30, CET

    During this 1.5 hour interactive webinar, we will discuss the job application process and going to a job interview. Key questions would be "How do I choose jobs? What I do to prepare? What I think it is important to know?". Please, register by signing the attached consent form and sending it by email, svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg, by 20 Jan 2019.

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    Sofia, Bulgaia: First BRiDGE Training for Refugee Researchers “Career Development And Social Integration For Refugee Researchers”

    The first BRiDGE training for Refugee Researchers will be held in Sofia (Bulgaria) on 27 November 2018 by the EURAXESS BHO at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski". It is designed as a one-day training devoted to two courses “ERA Labour Market” and “Foster Your Employability and Integrate Better in the Society” The training applied a practical approach and was held in English, while the expenses of the participants (travel and accommodation costs) were covered by the host. The evaluation of the training course is exceptionally promising, especially concerning the performance and presenation skills of trainers, the learning outcomes and the overall rating of the course. The lesson is learnt and we are robustly preparing for the next event.

    Contact Ms. Svetlana Dimitrova at svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg

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