Work Based Learning – Pathway to youth empowerment

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Project:
Work Based Learning – Pathway to youth empowerment

Project Number:
2020-2-BG01-KA205-079436

Sector:
Strategic partnership projects in the field of Youth (KA205)

Program:
Erasmus+


Aim of the project:
The aim is to promote practical training projects in the VET sector, thus offering young people the opportunity to go through practical training in their specialty abroad. The project will serve as a connection between the formal education and the labor market.


Activities:
– Training of teachers and educational staff on projects in a real work environment, to promote them as complementary educational approaches
– Encouraging cooperation between vocational high schools and private organisations, as well as society members in order to exchange knowledge in the field of practical training in a real work environment
– Creating a favorable environment for cross-sectoral cooperation between the formal and non-formal education sector and the labor market
– Providing guidelines and tools for the implementation and management of Erasmus + projects in vocational high and second schools
– Creating conditions and supporting the development of intersectoral networks at EU level, with the aim of new opportunities for work-based learning mobility
– Encourage non-formal learning tools, especially direct participation in practical work tasks.

Expected results:
Upon the completion of the project for a period of 18 months, the following is expected:
– Providing a practical guide on the effective use of EU funding instruments to support practical training in a real work environment
– Development of a professional community for international cooperation that exchange know-how and strengthens the cooperation between the formal, non-formal education sectors and the labor market
– More accessible opportunities for learning practices in a real work environment across Europe
– Promoting the application of apprenticeship schemes and practical training among potentially interested local and international stakeholders
– Increased awareness of young people about the benefits and advantages of their participation in practical training schemes, at national and international level

Partners:
1. Horizont ProConsult Ltd, Bulgaria – leading coordinator of the project
2. Asociacion Mundus, Spain
3. Mine Vaganti, Italy
4. Asociatia D.G.T., Romania
5. Innovation hive, Greece
6. Associacao Intercultural Amigos da Mobilidade, Portugal
7. Regional Volounteer Center, Poland
8. WIN, Austria