OUTCOMES AND DISSEMINATION:
Improving the skills and competences of military and police servicemen with a view to facilitating their transnational joint operations and activities, effective communication and interoperability; improving and encouraging equal access to continuing vocational training and lifelong acquisition of skills and competences; improving their competitiveness and new career opportunities; creating new employment possibilities for women as communication officers and supervisors, and enhancing their employability in the international market. Training needs and current practices analyses; diagnostic test, ESP self-learning (ODL) modular programme, certification framework and test, Glossary (English-Dutch-Slovak-Bulgarian) on CD-ROM. Dissemination in the course of the project and feedback from specially established the local network groups and interested parties, access to the products through the LINGUAPEACE web-site. Informing the relevant European institutions: the Security and Politics Committee; European Military Committee and European Military Major Staff; KFOR; SFOR; the Eurocorps; national Ministries of Defence, Ministries of the Intern, military and police schools, colleges and academies.
4 organisations from 4 countries:
Bulgaria: European Centre for Education and Training /ECET/, Sofia
United Kingdom: University of Westminster, London
The Netherlands: Project Consultantie en Training / P.C.T./, Scherpenzeel
Slovakia: KNO Slovensko, Bratislava
The contractor is the European Centre for Education and Training /ECET/, Bulgaria. It has 8 years' experience in EFL military training. Contract No 723/27.05.99 with the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence for English language training of military and military police officers in conformity with the NATO STANAG 6001. ECET will work in close cooperation with the University of Westminster which has a lot of expertise in this field and is a contractor to the British Ministry of Defence and examiner for NATO STANAG. The project will take 24 months (01/12/2000-30/11/2002).