Prodigy

Meetings

PRE-KICK-OFF MEETING

13 January 2023

Online meeting

First meeting within PRO.D.I.G.Y project was conducted virtually. The meeting was an opportunity to learn more about the activities of the partners and to present the people responsible for the implementation of the project. The partners also identified important issues regarding the dissemination of the project – its logo and website, as well as management and quality assurance. Soon the partners will start work on the development of a competence framework for preparing jobs for people with disabilities in the event of a crisis situation.

kick-off meeting

09 March 2023

Online meeting

In March all partners had the opportunity to meetonline again for the kick-off meeting. During this meeting, the foundations for future cooperation were built and the next steps of activities were defined. Participants shared valuable feedback and clarifications on questions before concluding to common understandings, procedures and plans for the project progress.

online meeting in April

12 April 2023

Online meeting

On 12 April follow up meeting of the consortium was organized online to monitor the progress of WP2- Creating a methodological framework for emergency workplace preparation for people with disabilities. Partners are in the process of running interviews with experts and surveys with the representatives of different companies, responsible for emergency preparedness. The final version of the visual identity, templates and logo was also decided. Current management issues were discoused. 

online meeting in May

04 May 2023

Online meeting

On 4 May we held an online meeting of the PRODIGY project, where we discussed the next steps in the implementation of WP2 – Creating a methodological framework for emergency workplace preparation for people with disabilities. We also focused on issues related to the dissemination of the project, the planning of the Newsletters, the design of the website and issues related to the management and financing of the project.

online meeting in June

15 June 2023

Online meeting

On June 15, PRO.D.I.G.Y project partners met online to discuss the project’s progress. After conducting surveys and interviews with business owners, people responsible for crisis management in companies and experts, a report was compiled, describing the state of emergency preparedness of organisations in partner countries, with a special focus on the situation of people with disabilities. The next step will be to develop a methodological framework for preparing the workplace for crises for people with disabilities and for organizations and to create a toolkit for organizations. Traditionally, the meeting also discussed ongoing project management issues, results dissemination and quality assurance.

online meeting in July

06 July 2023

Online meeting

On 6 July, the partners held their last online meeting before the summer break. The meeting discussed the progress of the second work package, which includes the development of a methodological framework for emergency preparedness in the workplace taking into account the position of people with disabilities. The meeting also discussed project management tasks and the preparation of a leaflet to promote the project.

online meeting in September

01 September 2023

Online meeting

On 1 September, project partners held an online meeting to take stock of what has been accomplished so far and to plan upcoming activities after the summer break. The consortium is currently finalising a competency framework for workplace emergency preparedness for people with disabilities. A benchmark analysis of existing self-assessment tools for emergency preparedness of institutions has also been carried out. Based on the conclusions drawn, proprietary tools will be designed, taking special account of people with disabilities. Traditionally at the meeting, the partners also discussed issues related to the day-to-day management of the project, quality assurance and dissemination of project results.

online meeting in October

12 Octomber 2023

Online meeting

On 12 October, the partners held an online meeting, to sum up their work so far and plan the upcoming activities of the project. The main focus was on setting the next steps for WP2: Creation of methodological framework for workplace emergency preparedness for people with disabilities. A deadline was set for a pilot with SMEs in all partner countries. We also discussed the summary of the analysis of the companies’ self-assessment tools and the creation of a syllabus, as well as management and dissemination issues.

online meeting in November

16 November 2023

Online meeting

On 16 November, the partners of the project PRO.D.I.G.Y – Promoting Disability Inclusion in emergency response in the World of Work met online to discuss the progress of the project. Following a benchmark analysis of existing self-assessment tools, the partners are working on developing their own self-assessment tool for emergency preparedness. At the same time, a methodological framework for emergency preparedness for people with disabilities and organisations and the creation of a toolkit for organisations is being finalised. Traditionally, the meeting also discussed ongoing issues of project management, dissemination of results and quality assurance.

online meeting in December

11 December 2023

Online meeting

On Monday 11 December, the Consortium held the last online meeting of the year and discussed the ongoing activities and plans for the coming weeks.

The partners completed the piloting of the Methodological Framework for Emergency Workplace Preparedness for People with Disabilities in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. Conclusions and suggestions from managers and employees of SMEs will soon be incorporated into the prepared documents.
 
Intensive work is currently underway to finalise the catalogue of requirements for the syllabus and the interactive training package. At the same time, the first outlines of these materials are being developed. Finally, we have also taken stock of management and dissemination issues, as the first year of this interesting project is just passing! 

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