A project aiming to find new ways of assessing
the educational needs of homeless people with learning difficulties
is to be carried out by Scottish charity Quarriers.
will work with teams from Romania, France, Portugal and Austria as
part of a Europe-wide initiative. A joint proposal was submitted to
EU education body Socrates Grundtvig, which, along with the British
Council, provided funds.
project will pilot new methods of assessment in their own
countries, constructed around the needs of their clients, and
taking into consideration their social background. The teams will
then share and compare their findings and devise new methods of