SWING 2.0 – Signs for Work INclusion Gain
The intention of SWING 2.0 (Project Number: 2020-1-IT01-KA202-008446) is following the steps of the successful SWING project and facilitate, with innovative and free own developed tools, the acquisition and use of basic sign language in different work environments where its use could enhance the integration of deaf community at different levels. The project duration is 01/12/2020 – 31/05/2023.
The available outputs of this project will have impact and could be used mostly by VET teachers, Trainers or mentors to support people with hearing problems; hearing people working in clue job positions related with public administration, health sector, restaurant/bar, sell articles, travel/city tours; hearing-impaired and deaf people to acquire the vocabulary typical of certain services in important sectors; and researchers and developers in the field of disabilities to carry out themselves new sign language dictionaries for new areas.
- To fight the lack of recognition, acceptance and use of sign language in all areas of life as well as lack of respect for Deaf people’s cultural and linguistic identity;
- to avoid the marginalization of them in different aspects of life;
- To facilitate the acquisition and use of basic sign language in different work environments ;
- To enhance the integration of deaf community at different levels.
- Final reports with most useful words to facilitate the communication with people with hearing problems in different important situations/job positions;
- Video-dictionaries and other features of selected words in 5 sign languages and 4 spoken languages;
- Innovative training course with practical activities to learn 5 sign languages (IS, LIS, LSE, DGS and ÖGS) in 5 work environments.
The 2nd Transnational Meeting of Swing 2.0 Project was held on 12 January 2022. The meeting took place online, in compliance with the Covid-19 regulations. The main aim of SWING 2.0 is following the steps of the successful SWING project and facilitate, with innovative...
Another huge success for the SWING project. On Monday 21 December 2021, SWING – Sign for Inclusion Gain project (ended in May 2020) received the European Language Label 2020 in the vocational training sector, during the award ceremony in Rome. The ceremony was full of...
After the great success of the SWING project, we’re back with SWING 2.0 the new project for the sign language
On 3th and 4th of December 2020 thanks to an online conference due to COVID-19, took place kick off meeting of our brand new KA2 project SWING 2.0. One of the major barriers for Deaf people or with hearing loss is the lack of recognition, acceptance and use of sign...
On 15th October 20 the consortium of partners participated in the Erasmus days, an initiative that involves all of Europe in 3 days of events and activities in which the Erasmus Programme is presented! The 2019 edition saw the organization of 3995 events in 51...