Youth Workers+: Online Training Courses for E+ Youth Workers

Youth Workers+: Online Training Courses for E+ Youth Workers

Objectives To achieve relevant and high-quality skills and competences for youth workers through innovative approaches with ETS model of competences, intercultural – virtual – community of 4 non-formal networks of learning and innovative inter – connection between...
Percorsi Europei – Muoversi per apprendere

Percorsi Europei – Muoversi per apprendere

Objectives To offer opportunities for Sicilian young people to take part in mobility projects and intercultural exchanges. To increase the personal, socio-cultural and professional perspectives of the Sicilian young people involved in the mobility activities....
BYMBE – Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education

BYMBE – Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education

Objectives To adapt and promote good practices of support for young mothers for going back to school or in employment in Europe. To develop innovative outreach strategy and motivational campaign for awareness raising on the issue of early school leaving of young...
NE(W)AVE – reNEWAble e-VEt learning

NE(W)AVE – reNEWAble e-VEt learning

Objectives To contribute to increase the employability and inclusion of NEETs and VET learners developing VET business partnerships in the renewable energy field based on work-based learning To promote innovative learning opportunities in VET developing a Open Online...
E-PODS – onlinE PrOfessional Development in Second chance Education

E-PODS – onlinE PrOfessional Development in Second chance Education

Objectives To promote European integration of professional development of teachers and trainers in second chance education To set up an organic and growing database connecting tools, schools, teachers, trainers and beneficiaries Results SERVICES: Quality tools...
REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

REST – Refugee Employment Support and Training

Objectives To contribute to the efficient management of migration flows and the implementation, strengthening and development of a common Union approach to asylum and immigration To integrate refugees at the workplace considering European employers need practical and...
CAPE – Careers Advice and Pathways to Employment

CAPE – Careers Advice and Pathways to Employment

CAPE – Careers Advice and Pathways to Employment

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To support and improve careers advice and guidance given to young people at risk of Early School leaving (ESL)
  • To enable young people to develop career management skills and make better career choices
  • To improve dialogue and activity with enterprises from across Europe and across sectors (VET, second chance and informal learning)
  • To ensure teachers, trainers and counsellors to have the necessary knowledge and skills to support young people to develop Career Management Skills (CMS)

  • Establishing of employer forums and networks, encouraging VET providers and second chance schools to bring together education providers and enterprises
  • Conducting research on existing good practices and training needs analysis of teachers and trainers
  • Developing a train the trainer programme, with 4 training events across Europe, and tested among the partnership
  • Gathering and sharing of good practices in employer engagement from across Europe
  • Training events for teaching staffs to improve links with employers and develop learning resources

  • Literature Review Report on existing careers guidance practices in schools and VET providers
  • Needs Analysis report on the education and training needs of the target groups: teachers and trainers, young people at risk of ESL, employers
  • Guide to Good Practice in Careers Advice for NEETs
  • Train the Trainer Programme and e-Learning Platform
  • Trainers’ Handbook
  • Careers Curriculum Framework
  • Handbook of Teaching and Learning Resources
  • Guide to Effective Employer Engagement

  • Coordinator: Stowarzyszenie Profilaktyczno-Wychowawcze Fenix (Poland)
  • Stichting EURICON (The Netherlands)
  • EfVET – European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (The Netherlands)
  • Scoala Gimnaziala Nr 5 Piatra Neamt (Romania)
  • CECE Madrid, Confederación Española de Centros de Enseñanza (Spain)
  • ANESPO – Associação Nacional de Escolas Profissionais (Portugal)
  • Intercollege Nicosia (Cyprus)
  • FSZK – Fogyatékos Személyek Esélyegyenlöségéért Közhasznú Nonprofit Kft. (Hungary)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/09/2015 – 01/09/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2, Strategic Partnership in the field of VET

Contact: CESIE: stefania.giambelluca@cesie.org


Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

Greentrepreneurship – Easier done than said

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To foster cooperation and exchange of experiences and good practices in the field of green entrepreneurship and youth employability
  • To contribute to developing the quality of support systems and the capabilities of youth NGOs dealing with unemployed young people and NEETs
  • To up-skill youth workers and expand their capabilities in the field of green economy, sustainable entrepreneurship and to learn the methods of social innovation
  • To improve young people’s level of skills, knowledge and competencies needed for their active participation in the labour market
  • To build quality transnational non-formal learning mobility network that will be supporting new initiatives and activities on youth employability and green entrepreneurship for young people

  • Developing an educational module in the field of green entrepreneurship and youth employability, and
  • Participating in an international training course to improve their didactic skills
  • Pilot-testing the gained knowledge at local level in Slovenia, Portugal, Nepal, Tanzania, Argentina and Italy
  • Working group activities and campaigns of unemployed youths, under the mentorship of youth workers

  • International Training Course on green economy and youth employability
  • Local educational activities in each partner country
  • Local information campaigns
  • International youth exchange on green entrepreneurships
  • Manual on green entrepreneurship and youth employability: guidelines on planning green business ideas

  • Coordinator: KID PiNA (Slovenia)
  • Associação Check-IN – Cooperação e Desenvolvimento (Portugal)
  • CCN – Campaign for Change-Nepal (Nepal)
  • TYCEN Tanzania Youth Cultural Exchange Network (Tanzania)
  • Fundación SES (Argentina)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/07/2015 – 30/06/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Contact: CESIE: giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org


VALLEY – Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering

VALLEY – Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering

VALLEY – Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide a new approach to promote volunteering among young people as a resource of personal empowerment
  • To validate skills and competences developed mainly by youngsters during their volunteering experience
  • To help young people understand the global benefits of volunteering in their life in terms of social integration and (re)engagement, civic participation, mobility opportunities, discovery of hidden talents etc.
  • To focus on young people already involved in volunteer activities and who have never experienced volunteering (specific focus on NEETs and young people with migration background)

  • Carry out social research on youth volunteering in Europe
  • Design and deliver training course on the topic of validation of learning outcomes in volunteering services for at least 15 multipliers working for volunteering organisations in 6 partner countries
  • Test the VALLEY methodology based on LEVEL5 validation system with at least 30 young people from 6 partner countries that will take part in a volunteering activity and apply the validation methodology
  • Delivery of national workshops to share experiences, final conference and award ceremony for European stakeholders to make visible VALLEY, volunteering projects and initiatives for validating learning outcomes
  • Set up a European community of volunteering organisations and stakeholders with use of social networks

  • Community and e-platform to share good practises and make available update information on volunteering opportunities for youngsters
  • LEVEL5 validation methodology and validation system for competences
  • Qualification for professionals and multipliers in the volunteering sector
  • Online toolbox consisting of the methodology, volunteers mentoring guidelines for staff/trainers, good practice examples and practical information on how to join the VALLEY community and use the e-platform

  • Coordinator: Bupnet Bildung Und Projekt Netzwerk Gmbh (Germany)
  • Die Berater Unternehmensberatungs GmbH (Austria)
  • EUROCIRCLE (France)
  • BEMIS (UK)
  • The Association for the Promotion of Women in Romania (Romania)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/03/2015 – 28/02/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, Education and Training, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Co-operation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership in the field of Youth

Contact: CESIE: rosina.ndukwe@cesie.org

www.valley-eu.org


ENERGY+ | Equal opportunities for New GeneRation through creative empowerment of Youth

ENERGY+ | Equal opportunities for New GeneRation through creative empowerment of Youth

ENERGY+ | Equal opportunities for New GeneRation through creative empowerment of Youth

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To provide volunteers with employability and soft skills for their future careers
  • To introduce participants to the significance of leading a balanced life combining office work and outdoor activities
  • To strengthen the principle of social inclusion through voluntary work using international and local approaches
  • To promote interaction, reciprocal understanding and intercultural integration among local beneficiaries

  • Hosting at CESIE of 12 European volunteers coming from Greece, France, Latvia, Spain, Slovenia and Serbia
  • Design and implementation of creative activities and workshops for increasing migrants’ social and labour inclusion
  • Supporting administrative procedures at CESIE
  • Participation and support in activities and intercultural events organized by CESIE, Palermo

  • Football Tournament “Football for friendship
  • ENERGY+ Journal: Creative Workshops follow-up diary
  • ENERGY+ Video: audio-visual presentation of Creative Workshops carried out by volunteers

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • Kinonikes Sineteristikes Drastiriotites Efpathon Omadon EDRA (Greece)
  • Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • Biedriba “Pozitiva Doma” (Latvia)
  • Asociación Mundus – Un Mundo a tus Pies – (Portugal)
  • Kulturno izobrazevalno drustvo PiNA (Slovenia)
  • OSMEH – Organizacija za Solidarnost, Mobilnost, Ekologiju i Humanost mladih (Serbia)

Follow the project IN ACTION

Date of project: 01/02/2015 – 31/01/2017

DG of reference: DG EAC, National Agency (Italy), Erasmus+ Key Activity 1 – European Voluntary Service

Contact: CESIE: mobility@cesie.org