Good practices of Gamification for the long-term unemployed
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Professionals in the field of empowerment of unemployed adults and dedicated unemployed themselves might take the opportunity to deliver gamification services at local, national or European level

Gamification Guidance Services

5 days of gamification experimentation in Sabadell Barcelona (hosted by the Sabadell Chamber of Commerce) produced a wide range of experiences, inspiration and learning. In this paper the participating adult education trainers and unemployed offer small but important comments about the 5 days’ gameplay

Lessons learned from 5 days of gamification inspiration and training ...

In this paper – produced in connection with the 5 days of gameplay in Barcelona 2015 – you will find guidance on how to create and manage gameplay sessions, and you will find detailed descriptions on gameplay taking depressed mentality among unemployed from icebreaking to open community oriented taking action interest

Gamification Mechanics at Work

Promoting and practicing new and innovative ways for long-term unemployed is not always an easy mission, and it can be particularly difficult in small communities with rather close and locked mentalities This is why this Power Point is interesting for adult education professionals working in such communities The Power Point tells the authentic story of a Romanian community struggling to create a positive environment for promoting new perspectives for long-term unemployed, including innovative gamification approaches

Gamification in a small Romanian community

Using gamification mechanics to change mentality among long-term unemployed is not always unproblematic Gameplay can go deep and challenge people not always comfortable with such activities In this paper project partner and experienced gamificator Oscar Garcia from Cookie Box in Barcelona offers good advice and guidance on how to avoid negative use of gamification Oscar Garcia is available for further knowledge in the field of gamification and ethics

Gamification -respect and ethics

Innovative approaches for long-term unemployed such as gamification and taking action in the community work with missions Missions for changing the reality and the dead-end situations of many long-term unemployed should be created through interplay between the unemployeds’ interests and talents on one hand and community needs on the other However, this paper offers a number of possible missions to inspire adult educators and long-term unemployed

Mission ideas catalogue

This Power Point used in connection with gamification for long-term unemployed illustrates the powerful capacity build model for taking real-life change steps to change dead-end situation The Power Point illustrates each capacity building step and the progression between the steps

Capacity building for taking change action