August 2017: The report on the evaluation of the training programme is out!
This report analyses whether the implementation of the blended TRACK training programme in
the 3 pilot countries (Germany, Spain and France) has met the project's objectives. The conclusion of the report includes a series of recommendations on how to make the best use of this training.
July 2017: The Feasibility Study is out!
The main purpose of this study is to clarify for all partner countries (Austria, France, Germany, Spain), which rollout perspectives exist for the TRACK blended learning offer (combining online and face-to-face sessions) and how the training can be promoted and be made available to the target group.
The study also analyses how informal caregivers can take advantage of the TRACK blended learning and certification offer in the context of further vocational education and training or the validation of non-formally and informally acquired competences, and with regard to career perspectives in professional care.
Read here the executive summary of the Feasibility study (EN)
March 2016: The Baseline Study “Informal caring and learning opportunities” is out!
This report presents an overview of support services available for informal carers in the European Union, with a particular focus on learning opportunities.
The report is based on research including a literature review, a survey answered by 36 organisations, as well as 30 succinct interviews. The report identifies the most pressing needs and expectations in terms of learning opportunities for informal carers. It provides a range of references of relevant initiatives at local, regional, national and international levels.
The report concludes by confirming the relevance of the objectives and method of the project TRACK, and pointing out the lessons learned from existing initiatives and the challenges to be addressed.
Read here the executive summary of the study.