The project contributes to the (self)-employability of young women and men aged between the ages of 15 and 35 in Armenia and Georgia, particularly those with fewer opportunities and from the vulnerable groups.
- Enhance formal and non-formal education to increase opportunities for youth to develop adequate professional competences for integration in the labour market.
- Strengthen support structures for youth employability at local and national levels and enhance the development of formal and non-formal education for fostering youth (self)-employability, through cross-sectoral cooperation.
Actions in brief
Research, good practice reviews and target group mappingto identify required skills that match labour market demands, and for the design of formal and non-formal educational programmes;
Multi-stakeholder development of and advocacyfor gender- and ability-sensitive formal and non-formal educational programmes including VET curricula development in compliance with Work-Based Learning (WBL) approach;
Capacity development programmesfor public institutions, public VET colleges and private companies involved in WBL programmes;
Implementation of formal and non-formal educational programmesfor competence development of youth within and outside VET institutions, including complementary e-learning programmes;
Event-based exchanges of practices and awareness-raising campaignsconnecting VET institutions, youth-led structures, private companies and VET graduates/ students; Coordination meetings and advocacy measures for improvement of youth support structures for employability.