Work in progress

This section allows a constant communication and sharing of information among the project partners as far as the activities for the different intellectual outputs are concerned. Each project partner upload this section of a three months basis.

Partners' Institution:

HRC

Project's period (from/to):

01 November 2019 - 31 March 2021

Activity concerned:

PM - Project Management

Objectives of activities carried out:

The project management is carried out throughout the project period and ensures the correct development of the project activities and the achievements of the expected results. It is divided into 4 main activities:
- Coordination of the activities
- Dissemination
- Exploitation
- Evaluation

Coordination of the activities, including:
- Planning of all the activities of the project for the 2 years project life
- Participation in and organisation of 4 transnational meetings.
- Update the project website
- In progress reporting activities and delivery of the needed reports.

Dissemination, including:
- Sharing the Together Portal and the results of the project with the highest number of operators in the field.
- Spreading the Together activities and results on the most popular Social Networks, namely facebook and linkedin.

Exploitation
It aims at promoting the project sustainability. The actions to be carried out are:
- Promote the Portal through the exchange links with Portals addressing similar issues.
- Promote the among Higher Education public authorities and key policy makers in order to gain institutional consensus and promoting the insertion of project results in policies for social inclusion of refugees and other beneficiaries of international protection.
- Involve new members as associated partners

Evaluation
The aim of evaluation is to measure and ensure the quality of all the activities and of the project intellectual outputs.

Description of activities carried out:

Coordination of the activities
- Definition of the partners and HRC team working plan
- Fully understanding of the Together management requirements
- Participation in the Project's kickoff meeting in Florence (13th and 14th January 2020)
- Participation in the Project's online meeting (1st September 2020)
- Production of progress reports regarding the Together activities
- E-mailing Higher Education Institutions identifying students and refugees' students willing to participate in the project .
- Establishing of contacts with students and refugees' students in order to participate in the project, through phone calls, emailing and online meetings.
- Bilateral meetings with the project’s partners
- Regular team meetings

Dissemination
- National and international dissemination of the Project “Together” (including posts on HRC social networks)
- Production of the Together logo
- Meeting with the International Relations Unit of the University of Coimbra
- Online meeting with the University of Aveiro.
- Emailings to portuguese higher education institutions presenting the project.
- Contacts with higher education institutions, which gave feedback to our emails.
- Production of the Together brochure, in english and portuguese.

Exploitation
- Analysis, in the HRC team meetings regarding the Together project, on how to involve associated partners and collecting exploitation links.
- Portal links.
- Associated partners.

Evaluation
- Filling out 2 questionnaires about the projects partner meetings, bearing in mind the internal evaluation model developed by Pixel.

Results Achieved:

- Partners’ agreement on Together work plan and timetable setting
- HRC agreement on Together work plan and timetable setting
- Regular team meetings and bilateral meetings with the project partners.
- Participation in 2 Transnational Meetings
- Evaluation of 2 partners' project meetings
- Development of the project's Logo
- Together brochure (in english and portuguese)
- Several dissemination events to various audiences
- Exploitation links to the project portal
- Associated partners (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa e Promoção de Direitos Humanos; Instituto Politécnico de Bragança; Secção de Defesa dos Direitos Humanos da Associação Académica de Coimbra)
- Presentations during several meetings, conferences and webinars.
- TOGETHER page has been launched in IGC’s website.
- Updated information and documents in the project website
- Students joined the project.
- Production of the activity and financial reports.