The project

About the project

Direction Employment is an innovative training program for vulnerable young people, which enhances their employability in competitive, high-technology industries and the IT sector. The project aims to unleash the potential of NEET young people from vulnerable groups, and increase their employability...

Methodology

The Direction Employment has been adapted by Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation, Bulgaria on the basis of the original version provided by YouthBuild International, USA to assist individuals and organizations interested in establishing a Youthbuild program in their community. It presents...

Expected Results

By uniting partners from different sectors NGOs, educational experts, companies from Bulgaria, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovenia, Italy, who have a proven track record of working for the social and labor market inclusion of young people from highly marginalized minorities, the project aims at:• Tes...

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For Trainers

Direction Employment is innovative training program that aims to engage young people from vulnerable groups in one of the fastest growing sectors - IT. The project provides free access to the developed methodology and additional training resources for all who want to become trainers.Training manualT...

For Young People

Direction Employment is an innovative program for professional training in information technology. It targets young people between the ages of 17 and 29 from various vulnerable groups - Roma, refugees, LGBTI people, young people who have been living in extreme poverty and dropped out of school.The a...

For Employers

Direction Employment project provides complete training program that uses modern and interactive learning methods for Information Technology and it applies an individualized approach, tailored to the needs of the learners. The expected results from the program are reducing youth unemployment, coped ...

News

Results of the Project “Direction Employment” Presented on the Baltic Pride 2022 Magazine

28 October 2022 14:12

The National LGBT rights organization LGL presented the results of the project “Direction Employment” on the Baltic Pride 2022 magazine.LGL together with CodeAcademy organized 3 training cycles attended by 57 young people from vulnerable groups of society.The course helped young people u...

Špela Rihter, potential youth ambassador at the Annual Seminar 2022

18 October 2022 11:16

My name is Špela Rihter, and this year I turned 27. I come from the Upper Savinja Valley, from the surroundings of Gornji Grad, but I have been living in Velenje for several years with my fiancé. I attended secondary school in Velenje, where I also obtained my current completed educati...

4th edition course (Italy)

03 October 2022 09:41

After three editions carried out online for anti-pandemic measures, finally the fourth edition of the Italian Direction Employment course (May-July 2022) has been the first edition entirely in person, allowing all the participants from the Bologna area to meet in the classroom where they could get t...

Brief interview with a participant in the past edition of the Direction employment course

22 September 2022 10:22

- Introduce yourself briefly.My name is Umar, I am 24 years old and I am from Pakistan. I have been in Italy in Bologna for 5 years. In Pakistan I went to high school and then two years of engineering college. My passions are drawing, painting and playing football.- Why did you decide to take this c...

The third edition of the direction employment course is closed

19 April 2022 14:10

The 3rd edition of the course "Direction Employment - IT and Digital Skills for Job Placement" for NEETs in the age group 19-29 is coming to an end.For the third time the course was held online due to the protracted restrictions caused by the pandemic situation and this time it was attended equally ...

Actively getting employed

04 April 2022 13:58

Where did you find out about the Direction Employment program?I found out about the Employment Direction project through a consultant at the Employment Service. Together, we estimated that for me, joining this program would make sense to stay active during long-term unemployment. Because I lacked so...

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