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INORP Project

Innovation by promoting reflexivity and participation (INORP): Strengthening the education and professionalization of social work at the boundaries of other professions

UCD Principal Investigator: Dr Sarah Donnelly

Description (abstract)

The project is co-financed by EU funds under the Erasmus + strategic partnership for innovation for the period 2020-2023. The project coordinator is Charles University (Czech Republic). The project partners are: GENT UNIVERSITY (Belgium), HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO (Finland), UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (Ireland), COOPERATIVA DE ENSINO SUPERIOR DE SERVIÇO SOCIAL (Portugal). Associate partner is the Association of Educators in Social Work (ASVSP).
Acronym INORP
Status Active
Effective start/end date 01/10/202031/07/2023
Aims and Objectives

The INORP project aimed to develop methodologies to strengthen the competences of actors involved in the development of practice in healthcare and social care, research and education, including teachers, students and actors of various group identities, taking into account the application of participatory and inclusive approaches to work with users services and to support reflexivity in various areas of social work. 


Outputs of the international project co-financed by the EU within the framework of the Erasmus+ program K203-CAC1B7D2 strategic partnership for innovation for the period 2020-2023. The project partners are:

  • Charles University (CZ) as project coordinator;

  • Universiteit Ghent (Belgium);

  • Helsingin Yliopisto (Finland);

  • University College Dublin (Ireland); and

  • Instituto Superior de Serviço Social do Porto (ISSSP) (Portugal).

  • The associated partner in the Czech Republic is the Association of Educators in Social Work (ASVSP).

The main deliverables of the project are available here:

You can send your questions and comments to:(opens in a new window)inorp@fhs.cuni.cz

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