The Vocal In Need Project aims to bridge the linguistic and cultural gap of security and agency staff by providing an online training and an app for smartphones to better interact with migrants and refugees as well as to increase the intercultural and linguistic skills of these workers in the following contexts:
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Next Steps of the Project
By May 2019 the online training modules, together with the Mobile Assistant app for smartphones will be ready to use!
The Mobile Assistant will be a useful resource for security and agency staff to overcome language barriers, as it will contain useful words and key phrases recorded in different languages. The partnership will start a 2-months pilot testing phase in May to try out the online tools developed and to further improve them. The VOCAL IN NEED training modules will be available in the following languages:
•Arabic •Bulgarian •English •German •Italian •Lithuanian •Russian •Turkish
If you are interested in completing our pilot survey and making your voice heard, please contact your local project partner.
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