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Developing the Creativity of Tourism Workers Through the Use of Artificial Intelligence Powered Tools to Create New or Improve Existing Tourism Services

Duration: 1st September 2022 - 31st August 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science by which we can create intelligent machines which can behave, think and make decisions like humans. With AI technologies you do not need to pre-program machine to do some work, despite that you can create machine with programmed algorithms which can work with own intelligence. Over the years, the influence of AI has spread to nearly every aspect of tourism industry. For example, 30% of hospitality companies are using AI to improve the...

Mindfulness Based Art Therapy as Effective Tool to Improve Mental Health of Seniors in the context of COVID19 pandemic

Duration: 1st January 2022 - 1st April 2024

It is worth to mention that the population of Europe is ageing rapidly. The average age of Europeans is already the highest in the world, and the proportion of people aged 65 and older is forecast to increase from 14% in 2010 to 25% in 2050 (WHO data). Although people are living longer, but not everyone has a good quality of life in old age because of physical and mental health. Modern issues as pandemic causes much more stress than ever. The newest research states that one year after the decla...

MINDtheYOUTH: A Mindfulness Training for Youth Workers to Improve the Mental Health and Well Being of Young People

Duration: 1st May 2021 - 30rd April 2023

Mindfulness is defined according to academic literature, as a natural human capacity, which involves observing, participating and accepting each of life’s moments from a state of equilibrium or loving kindness (Albrecht, 2018). Mindfulness is a way of training the mind to be present. It is a secular meditative practice, which involves paying attention to what is happening as it happens, and doing so with an attitude of kindness, acceptance, and non-judgment. As such, cultivating mindfulness r...

NordTourNet-3: Solving Communication Problems of Different Generations in Tourism Companies

Duration: 1st September 2020 - 31st August 2022

Managing employees, who belong to different generations, can be a major challenge in companies that you will not be able to avoid in the long run. Formerly 2 or 3 generations interacted in the labour market, now 5 generations live and co-operate. The main reason for this is the increasing life expectancy of people. Scientist find many generational differences. One fundamental difference is communication. Various generations use different means of communication both at work and in private life. ...

Artistic Activities with Assistance of Dogs

Duration: 6th February 2020 - 5th November 2022

In Western Europe and United States pets at the workplace is common phenomenon. The Code of Conduct of Google Corporation states: "The love of our employees for pets is an integral part of our corporate culture." It is getting popular in Lithuania too. Every year, on 24 April, Day of Dogs, Lithuanian Cynology Society invites employees of companies to bring their pets to work.The most popular pet at workplace is dog. Some partner organisations of this project also come to the office with dogs an...

Nordic-Baltic Tourism Learning - NordTourNet-2

Duration: 1st September 2017 - 31st August 2019

Tourism is a huge economic activity in Europe, including Scandinavian and Baltic countries with essential impact on economic growth, employment and social welfare. Nevertheless, the tourism sector constantly faces various challenges. While tourism is flourishing in bigger cities, the small entrepreneurs or persons willing to set up tourism business in remote areas face serious problems and obstacles.The overall project's aim is to strengthen link between adult education and working life by prov...

Job Through the Art

Duration: 1st April 2017 - 31st January 2018

Project is very closely related to the definition of INCLUSIVE EDUCATION - special attitude towards formal, non-formal and informal education of youngsters with special educational needs. Under inclusion model, youngsters with special needs spend most of their time with non-disabled peers. Inclusion rejects the use of special schools or classrooms to separate students with physical and mental disabilities from non-disabled students. One of the successful tools of inclusive education is socializ...

Knowledge in Practice - International Internship

Duration: 2016-12-01 - 2018-06-30

During two-years project 2 flows of students made internship in Lithuanian town - Klaipėda. 50 students, accompanied by 4 teachers, from Vocational Education school of Lomza worked in line their chosen professions: catering, hotel services and building construction: 8 students 3 weeks worked in building construction companies – UAB "Parakis" and UAB "Real Deal House". 12 students 3 weeks provided hotel services in guest house "Kubu", hotel "Promenada" and hotel "Morena". 30 students 3 w...

InnoGastro - Innovative Approach to Gastronomy in Vocational Schools

Duration: 1st November 2016 - 31st October 2018

The project "InnoGastro - Innovative Approach to Gastronomy in Vocational Schools" is Erasmus+ KA2 project, coordinating by Foundation of the Regional Competence Centre from Bialystok, Poland. Other partners represent 2 different regions of Europe – Spain and Lithuania. The main objectives of the project are following:- to improve the quality and efficiency of vocational education in the catering industry;- to develop new approaches in order to improve the competences of practicing teachers a...

Te.D2-Therapy dog handler: development of a certified training course for dog handler in the AAI according to the ECVET procedures

Duration: 1st September 2015 - 31st August 2017

Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI). Term encompasses various procedures that are goal-directed and targets the specific aspects (developmental, therapeutic, emotional, behavioral …) of individual or groups of people involved in working with trained animals. It is conducted by animal-handler team, by meeting the standards of the competent organization. AAI includes Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT). Te.D2 project aims at providing the evidence base, resourc...

Promoting the Efficiency of VET Learner Mobilities in health and social care professions by implementing ECVET

Duration: 1st September 2015 - 31st August 2017

The proposed project aims at promoting student mobilities and by doing so supporting young European citizens to increase their intercultural and linguistic competences as well as their access to the European labour market. The project will facilitate the multilateral recognition of learning outcomes (acquired during a mobility period) between the participating institutions by implementing ECVET instruments. It will focus on health and social care professions due to the high need of qualifi...

Tourism Development Challenges in Nordic and Baltic Countries

Duration: 1st June 2014 - 31st May 2016

Tourism is very important economic sector which influences economic growth and employment in countries and in the whole Europe in general. Nordic and Baltic countries have unique nature, culture, history, languages and traditions. This heritage can be successfuly shown for tourists from all over the world. Besides, the nature of our countries is very well preserved, that is why there are many opportunities for ecological and sustainable tourism. On the other hand because of climate particulari...

IN GREEN SHAPE - Tourist Healthy and Sustainable Itineraries

Duration: 1st August 2013 - 31st July 2015

The aim of this project is to improve the skills for employment and career development of people living in rural areas through the creation of tourist itineraries. The objectives of the partnership are:• Exchange information about services and ideas on self-sustainable and healthy tourism for rural areas;• Improve „the green skills“ of adult learners living in the countryside with the final aim of increasing their employability;• Disseminate new tourist routes, which can contribute t...

Development of Employees' Skills in the Field of Tourism Innovation

Duration: 1st July 2014 - 30th June 2015

One of the main aim of Public Enterprise "Education, Research & Consultancy Center" (ERCC) is to propagate Lithuanian culture and traditions, spread information about social and economic life of our country, history of Lithuania Minor and Lithuania as well as business environment and generally increase knowledge about Lithuania, to contribute to civil society creation in our country. By striving this aim ERCC organizes internships in Klaipėda for NGOs, educational institutions and youth, b...

APPRO: Appropriate Provisions for Students with Behavioural Problems and Psychiatric Disorders

Duration: 1st November 2011 - 31st October 2013

The slogan of the project is: "from education to work". The general aim was to prepare, lead and guide young students with behavioural disorders to appropriate, sustainable and meaningful work. The key concept is TRANSITION. The change process towards maturity can be supported through the development of Inclusive Education and Work School as a concept. This goal was realized based on a common educational vision.The main goal was to reach a comprehensive educational package suitable for future s...

C.A.F.E. - Citizens Active with Food and Education

Duration: 1st August 2010 - 31st July 2012

The current situation of the labour market related to gender issues forces the adoption of community strategies aimed at fostering and increasing the skills and competences of women. The learning partnership aims at the transnational exchange of experiences and tools developed in each partner country related to support and help for marginalised and isolated women at risk of exclusion. For this learning partnership we would like to share the experiences of women towards an innovative model of en...

LICSCIL: Leadership Skills Through Informal Learning Processes

Duration: 1st August 2009 - 31st July 2011

The overall aim of the partnership was to improve training routines, learning environments and collaboration potential in regards to leadership development within the European Civil Society. The partnership incorporated 6 partners from 6 countries, all of which were organisations active in the field of capacity building in the NGO sector. Lead partner was SOCIUS Organisationsberatung gGmbH, a Berlin based non-profit training and consulting agency. Participants in the mobilities were about 50 ad...

Wellcome Package for Migrant Workers

Duration: 1st October 2008 - 30th September 2010

The overall aim of the project was to provide lifelong learning opportunities for migrant workers by improving their key competences such as: communication in foreign language, digital, professional and cultural, thereby enabling them to adopt the new socio-cultural contexts and improve their labour market value, and contribute to integration of migrant workers within European Union. Target groups of project: 300 migrant workers from Poland and Lithuania employers from Denmark, Norway, Uni...

Application of Qualitative Research in Consumers' Organizations

Duration: 1st August 2008 - 31st July 2010

The main aim of activity of consumers’ protection organizations is to educate consumers, to investigate and solve their problems, to help them to understand their rights as well as rise awareness of consumers. In order to complete their mission consumers’ organizations often come across necessity to carry out qualitative research – to organize round table discussion, objective interview, analysis of material and etc. But many consumers’ organizations even don’t know the essantial thin...

Employability of Elderly Employees

Duration: 1st August 2007 - 31st July 2009

The overall goal of the project was to find ways to conserve the work force of lederly employees so that firms can benefit from the know how of older employees and that employees stay mentally and physically fit so that they can stay at work until their retirement. In concrete terms this means a catalogue of the following topics: is the employability of elderly people a topic in all involved countries? what are the reasons that elderly people drop out (if they do)? what makes elderly empl...