Examples of our work

 

 



 

 

The links on these pages will take you to websites where reports produced by The Gilfillan Partnership have been published.

 

European Migrant Advisers Toolkit (EMAT)

The Gilfillan Partnership is evaluating the European Migrant Advisers Toolkit project.

EMAT is a toolkit for Information Advice and Guidance providers to help them deliver improved advice and results for migrants. In the current uncertain climate, with rapidly changing labour markets and rising unemployment, the challenge of finding work becomes tougher every day for all unemployed people. Unemployed migrants can face many additional obstacles when they are seeking work, such as language and cultural differences, education standards, accreditation of qualifications, lack of knowledge from employers and advisers concerning the legal position of migrants and whether or not they have the right to work. Some migrants also face discrimination and hostility.  

Accessing the high quality advice and guidance which they need has always been difficult for migrants. With increasing pressures on them, advice agencies are becoming harder pressed and even less equipped to meet their needs. The growing numbers of new programmes and services aiming to help integrate new migrants into host communities and countries too often lack a high quality Information, Advice and Guidance element geared to their needs which can deliver high quality support to help them make informed choices about their education, training and employment options.

This is what led to the idea for developing a European toolkit for information, advice and guidance providers. The project, which involves partners from five EU countries, is a Development of Innovation project funded by the EU’s Leonardo da Vinci programme.

You can find out more by going to the project website:

 http://migrant-toolkit.eu 

 

Integraction

The Gilfillan Partnership is evaluating the Integration project. The project aims to bring together organisations working to promote social and labour integration of migrants in Europe.

A series of workshops and study visits to organisations working in the field of migration will facilitate the exchange of practices, tools and methodologies, both to encourage the professional development and training of staff working with migrants and to develop initiatives to tackle social exclusion.

The project is developing a ‘migration programme showcase’ to highlight good practices. You can find out more by looking at the Integraction Facebook page

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Integraction/288633607821751

This Leonardo da Vinci Partnership project is led by the Spanish organisation, FLM  www.fundacionlaboraldelmetal.es

The other project partners are:

Praxis Community Projects www.praxis.org.uk

European Contact Group in the Czech Republic

www.ekscr.cz/en/home-2/

 

Working Together for Advice

The Gilfillan Partnership was commissioned to carry out an independent evaluation of the Working Together for Advice project. This was a £5.7 million project funded by the Big Lottery Fund to deliver a range of support services to independent advice centres across England.

The evaluation used a mixed methods approach which included:

  • On-line survey of independent advice agencies;
  • Facilitated review sessions with workstream management boards;
  • Telephone interviews with a representative sample of advice agencies.

The evaluation report executive summary is available on the Advice Services Alliance website.

 

Key statistics

The Gilfillan Partnership produces the Key Statistics series for the Black Training and Enterprise Group. The Key Statistics resource is intended to improve access to data about ethnic minority groups in Britain. It shows the most recent official statistics for population, employment and education, for ethnic minority populations in Britain.

The Key Statistics series is available on the Black Training and Enterprise Group website

 

Mosaic

The Gilfillan Partnership carried out an independent evaluation of the Mosaic project. Mosaic aimed to increase the engagement of National Parks in England with black and ethnic minority communities living in urban areas. 

The evaluation methods included:

  • Focus groups with Mosaic Community Champions (people from ethnic minority communities trained through the project to become Champions for the National Parks);
  • On-line survey of Community Champions;
  • Interviews with directors of the National Park Authorities;

The evaluation report executive summary is available on the Campaign for National Parks website

 

Youth employment initiatives

The Gilfillan Partnership was commissioned to identify 20 examples of good practice from across the EU in supporting young people into employment.  The emphasis is on initiatives that can be adopted by agencies in other EU countries. The report includes case studies of youth employment support initiatives from Austria, Portugal, Germany and Wales.

The case study report can be downloaded from the Quartiers en Crise project website:

http://type1.qec-eran.org/outputs/type-reports 

 

Youth enterprise initiatives

The Gilfillan Partnership was commissioned to identify 20 examples of good practice from across the EU in supporting young people to develop entrepreneurship skills or establish new enterprises.  The emphasis is on initiatives that can be adopted by agencies in other EU countries. The report includes case studies of youth enterprise support initiatives from Finland, Spain, UK and Italy.

The case study report can be downloaded from the Quartiers en Crise project website:

http://type1.qec-eran.org/outputs/type-reports 

 

 


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