FORM-AZIONE IN EUROPE II
Start date: Nov 1, 2014,
End date: Oct 31, 2016
T he FORMAZIONE project, promoted by "Ferrante Aporti" Cooperativa Sociale,in collaboration with partners, is the result of a careful analysis of the Apulia region and overall of southern Italy .It has been found, a great acceleration of the economic crisis, often caused the lack of social inclusion for those individuals with special needs arising from a situation of social, family, economic disadvantage, that despite having a qualification or a vocational training defined struggling to find a work placement. .La Coop. Aporti, has been active for over ten years, managing services in favour of Families, minors, persons physically challenged persons,potential young offenders and senior citizens; Following adequate cultural and linguistic training,the project aims to offer the opportunity of work experience abroad, to persons coming from a disadvantaged social backgrounds or those with "special needs":aiming to their needs of social and work inclusion.The previous experience of the project FORM-AZIONE, which has included more than 800 nominations, showed that young people residing in Apulia require very significant experience in terms of personal, cultural and professional activation. An area need-analysis has led to the underscoring of six beneficiary groups:
1) Disabled-(individuals with physical disabilities and / or mental, waiting to start a career after earning a qualification and placed in pathways into employment or work placement protected / targeted);
2) young graduates with no work experience-(young people who have achieved a diploma with various difficulties and with low skills base available to training in the 12 months following the award of the diploma);
3) students from vocational schools and training institutions;
4) subjects in the course of training from local farms;
5) individuals with qualifications achieved and just recently spent on the labor market;
6) subjects from addictions and paths included in vocational training courses.
The abovementioned protagonists of the project of FORMAZIONE are 100 people coming mostly from the municipalities and Territorial Areas of Apulia. In this context,the opportunity to offer them a professional on-site job experience means activating an otherwise significant experience both in terms of individual participant empowerment and expendability within the job market - not only those skills eventually learnt but also by way of future benefits in terms of psychological rewards as well as those of personal activation brought about by positive experience. The work experiences are often autonomy opportunities that allow to develop their potentialities and to participate actively in the growth of the EU membership. therefore it encourages the widespread and systematic series of actions to be able to build links between the needs and situations of fragility with the need to capture and conquest of the welfare conditions and concrete opportunities for integration in the world of production . The job experience in a work context tailored to participant characteristic/skills and chosen with a view to mobility by the sending organization, the intermediary organization and the candidat. Following an agreed programme:personal empowerment activities, cultural activities (preparatory, cultural,linguistic and web-based activities ), knowledge of the work placements countries United Kingdom and Spain.
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