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

Participants of IT Courses Organized by LGL: It‘s Never too Late to Explore New Areas

29 November 2021 14:20

The second cycle of IT courses, organized by the National LGBT rights organization LGL, has started and it will help young people under the age of 29, who are not studying and cannot find a job for a long period of time, to find employment in the IT sector. The courses are implemented as part of the...

Abieyuwa from Nigeria tells her experience from the training in Italy

22 October 2021 11:55

Abieyuwa- Introduce yourself briefly.My name is Abieyuwa, I come from Nigeria and I am 27 years old. I have been in Italy for 10 years and have worked mainly in the catering sector.- Why did you decide to enroll in this course?The operator of the shelter where I live recommended it to me and it seem...

Meet Vanja Vukotić, a participant in Direction employment project

01 October 2021 12:53

Vanja Vukotić was one of the young people, who took part in the project, entering the course in Slovenia. Below we publish his impressions from the course."Hello everyone,My name is Vanja and I applied to this course, because every day I am passionate about learning something new and to progress day...

„Direction employment" project was presented at good educational practices event in Sofia

23 September 2021 11:53

„Direction employment" project was presented at good educational practices event in Sofia!The second edition of the event "Palette of good educational practices" was held on the 9th and 10th of September this year. The event was organized by the Association "Know and Can", and the goal was to ...

Meet Marko Velašević, a participant in Direction Employment project

05 September 2021 00:00

Marko Velašević was one of the young people, who took part of the project, entering the course in Slovenia. Below we publish his impressions from the course."The first thing, that stood out, was the sense of community and а sense of underlining courseware that is designed to assist students i...

How the Coronavirus changed the professional development of Kalin and led him to the IT industry

25 August 2021 14:07

„Direction Employment“ is an innovative IT training program developed by Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation, together with partners from Ireland, Lithuania, Slovenia, Italy and Portugal. The training aims to open up new opportunities for 18 to 29-years-olds who are unemployed and ...

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