|dc.description.abstract||GIANT is a two years long Leonardo da Vinci project (2008-2010) that involves 8 partners: the promoter ASTER s.cons. p.a. (Italy), Ce.Trans (Italy), Friuli Venezia Giulia Region (Italy), Marche Region, Milan Province (Italy), Bologna Province (Italy), Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Institute of Education Science (Rumania). The GIANT Project intends to implement a model of guidance services’ governance that was defined by GIRC (Guidance Innovation Relay Centres) a previous Leonardo da Vinci project. The general aim is to support improvements in quality and innovation in guidance system. The concrete application of GIRC model foresees three principal lines of work:
1. adaptation of the model for transfer to the needs and features of the geographical/institutional contexts concerned;
2. the sharing of support tools to facilitate the model’s transfer within the partnership:
3. application of the model in the transfer settings.
Besides these actions, the project foresees assessment of the transfer process, publication and dissemination of the results, and, of course, transnational coordination of the actions for the entire duration of the project.
The paper presents the activities that have been realized up to now.||en