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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
  • Services
  • 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).

RISE website