We are glad to celebrate the 10th birhday of our electronic review the rives de l'iriv whose 26th issue is dedicated to reconciliation between France and Germany on the occasion of the Celebration of the 100th birthday of the First World War (1914-1918), and the 70th birthday of the D-Day (1944-2014) in Normandy.
The iriv, partner of the Cité des Métiers (CdM) since 2012, offers each month a club to value the migratory competences of migrants . The iriv is also a member of the Comité de Coordination des actions Collectives of the Cité des Métiers since 2014.
The iriv is the French partner of the Vintage project, a Key Activity 2 project (Lifelong Learning programme) that offers a strategy to enhance VET integrated language learning. Initiated by the Foundation ECAP (Switzerland, leader), this project gathers six European countries in Germany (Arbeit und leben Hamburg e.V), in France (iriv), in Italy (Universita per Stranieri di Perugia & Centro territoriale permanente di Gallarate), in Greece (Militos Emerging Technologies & Services) and in Norway (European Center for Women and Technology).
Together with Enda Europe, iriv initiated the Di & Di project in 5 European countries: France (leader), Germany, Bulgaria, Italy and Switzerland. Transfer of innovation of the Diversité + project directed by Enda Europe (2007-2012) and former projects Migrapass (2010-2012) and mediateur Interculturel (2009) initiated by iriv, the Di&Di project is a Leonardo da Vinci project aiming at designing a tool and strategy for two specific target groups: qualified youngsters and low qualified women, both shraing a migratory background. Professionals in charge of integration will be involved in both the training and mentoring.
iriv is the French partner of the AllinHE project initiated by the Inholland University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands) in Denmark (VIA University College), in France (iriv), in Finland (Jyväskylâ University of Applied Sciences), in the United Kingdom (University of Northampton), in Slovenia (CPZ), in Romania (Faculty of Sociology and Philosophy, University of Timisoara) and in Switzerland (Foundation ECAP). It is meant to faciliate access to Higher Education thanks to Valuing Prior Learning (VPL) among three specific publics : people aged 50+, people with a disability and migrants.
Together with the University of Northampton, the iriv initiated the "Success at school - SAS", a Comenius project, scored first position at the last call for proposals Lifelong Learning 2012. This project is meant to offer a pedagogical strategy to drop-outs in order to facilitate their way back to school. This project led by the University of Northampton (UK) and coordinated by iriv (France) gathers France (Assfam), Bulgaria (NBU), Italy (Unibo), Portugal (CIES) and Slovenia (Ergo Institute).
The iriv is the French partner of the Valbuk project that offers a strategy to enhance the professional integration of low qualified workers (mainly migrants) in the cleaning sector thanks to a qualification. This project gathers seven European countries: Switzerland (ECAP, UNIA , Schweizerisches Verein für Weiterbildung & Maison romande de la Propreté), Germany (Forschung Betriebliche Bildung), Austria (3S Unternehmensberatung), France (iriv), Italy (Studio Meta & associati), the Netherlands (Inholland Hogeschool) and Slovenia (CPZ).