“Promoting Youth Employment - Policy and Action”
Start date: Aug 15, 2012,
Aim:The project's objective is to examine the challenges regarding the youth unemployment in terms of further European development as well as the policies and the strategies that currently address it. Focusing on this, the project will assess the effectiveness of employment creation strategies, examine the vocational educational systems and their contributions for increased capacity of youth employment, review the policies’ framework and the strategies for ameliorating the conditions for self employment and decent work.Objectives:- Support young people’s entrepreneurship e.g. via targeted education, access to funds, mentoring and support networks and structures in favour of youth entrepreneurship;- Increase the participants' professional skills, through the understanding of the entrepreneurship's inner structures and procedures, abilities for project management and organizational leadership skills, skills for multicultural team work, tolerance, understanding and dialogue;- Strengthen the social inclusion of young people, particularly those most disadvantaged: combat exclusion, precarious social conditions and marginalization;- Promote intergenerational dialogue and solidarity and foster equal opportunities for all, especially those at risk of exclusion;Themes: Mobility and migration, Youth employment and perspectives, Marginalization, Participation and empowerment.Methodology: Wide range of theoretical seminars and practical cases that aim to motivate the participants to create their own business, find jobs and suitable realization. In our project we use non-formal education methods such as power point presentations, group work, group discussions, team building activities.Activities and target group: preparatory activities (research) and 7 days training course with 41 participants (youth workers, youth leaders, activists, trainers) from 7 different NGO’s and countries (BG, TR, IT, PT, CZ, SI, ES).
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