More than 50 tutors are involved in the project at the European level.
Tutors are understood here as tutor in enterprise (professionals) and tutor in adult education (trainers).
Professional tutor support adult in the acquisition of professional and social skills. He works in a local enterprise, association or public authority and train adults in the same organization. He materializes a link with society and work for the unemployed, fragile, in inclusion and thus contribute to the fight against social exclusion and the fight against unemployment.
E. Savary, consultant at Center for Continuing Education (CAFOC) France, wrote in 1994 "it is not enough to be a good professional to be a good tutor!
These professionals often lack the necessary and sufficient information about the Key competence approach. At the end of the Key Tutor project, the professionals/key tutors will be able to support these special publics by using appropriate tools and method and being able to adapt their profiles according to the basic skill/transversal skill the most relevant. The professionals/key tutors will be involved in the sessions of experimentation of the mentoring/tutoring offered to them.
Their profile is specific depending on the professional context of each country partner. But all are professional working with adult learners disadvantaged backgrounds/with fewer opportunities in the education field.
At national levels, the desired impact of the Key Tutor is to enhance the competence approach among learners coming from disadvantaged background and to support professionals working with them in this perspective.
- For Familles Rurales : Professionals working in the "Education populaire" field with special support to be provided to learners they have in charge (beneficiaries of social incomes such as the RSA) / French tutors profiles
- For Iriv Conseil : Professionals working with migrants / French tutors profiles
People who benefit from the young adult / adult workshops are often unemployed or those who have dropped out from the education system soon after the compulsory education (grades 1 to 9) / Finish tutors profiles
Vulnerable people in offering them an appropriate strategy and so to contribute also to improve the quality of life of local communities together in supporting the many social workers working with them / Polish tutors profiles
Professionals working with families at risk will be able to enhance their skills. It should have a main impact on the quality of life of families in rural areas which concerns different fields (social, economical, cultural, health) / Lithuanian tutors profiles
On a European,
Level, the project should enhance the access to training for learners coming from disadvantaged background/special needs and to equip professionals working with them to be able to support them in their formative path by enhancing the competence approach.