What is it?
Job shadowing is an activity of on-the-job training, implemented with international agencies, organizations, institutions, NGOs, and other stakeholders whose know-how in migration issues is relevant for the participants.
Thanks to this activity, each professor have the opportunity to work alongside an expert on the field and observe/participate in his/her job.
This training experience allow the academic staff to acquire insight on the role, activity and methodology of the organization “shadowed”. Moreover, it can prove valuable for expanding the network and sharing as well as improving knowledge and skills.
See the Vademecum of the Job Shadowing Activity.
Why in Migrants Project?
Within the framework of MIGRANTS Project, the job shadowing experience provide professors with the opportunity to observe how organizations working in the field of migration, with different approaches/competences and from different points of view, operate.
Thus, professors have been strengthen competencies and capabilities in the field of migration and its related issues. Job shadowing activities are dedicated to guaranteeing skills on the applicability of knowledge on the migration phenomenon through direct observation of the field-work of the main stakeholders in Europe and Tunisia.
Job shadowing activities are run through the observation of good practices, in different contexts, and it will contribute also to improve teaching staff capabilities from a practical point of view.
Learn more about it…
The first Job Shadowing activity have been held in Tunisia from 13 to 16 October 2020, organized by COSPE Onlus.
The activity in London has been organised in September by Cledu in cooperation with the University of Westminster and London-based organisations. The activity has been divided in two moments: the Advocacy Roundtable on 8 September and the Job Shadowing on 12 September with 3 organisations: Migrant Voice, Counterpoints Arts and Bail for Immigrants Detainee.