RISE - Refugee Interactive Skills for Employment
Unit(s) of assessment: Computer Science and Informatics
School: School of Science and Technology
RISE - Refugee Interactive Skills for Employment (Oct 2012 - Sep 2014)
The RISE project will assist refugees to improve their employment skills. The four serious computer games and curriculum material will help to prepare jobseekers in six important areas:
- Language skills
- IT skills
- Vocational skills
- Intercultural communication
- Rights and responsibilities
This project is being developed with the help and experience of volunteer refugees for the use of refugees. RISE is a two-year, European Union funded, Life Long Learning, Leonardo da Vinci, Transfer of Innovation project (Project No. UK/12/LLP-LdV/TOI-584).
The RISE partnership comprises Nottingham Trent University (UK), Greenhat Interactive (UK), The Integration Centre (Ireland) and Katholische Universität Eichstaett-Ingolstadt (Germany).