A series of six focus groups (between 6 and 10 participants) and 20 individual qualitative interviews were conducted entirely online between September and December.
The first part of the interviews focused on specific aspects for refugee participation in focus groups and interviews in a digital environment, as well as exploring the process of facilitation and various technical and organizational aspects. 35 participants from Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Germany, coming from different universities, NGOs, and communities, gave a comprehensive insight into their experiences.
The second part of the interviews focused on online information resources related to refugee economic integration and understanding the concept of the green and digital economy. Based on these findings, the consortium developed the ECQA Skills Cards and training modules.