CAPE – Careers Advice and Pathways to Employment

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  • 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)

The project

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Date of the project

01/09/2015 – 01/09/2017

DG of reference

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




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