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

Veronika Črešnar : "As a mother of two, I find working on exercises on my own pace very convenient"

04 January 2022 13:40

I am Veronika Črešnar and I am a 27-year-old mother of two. I come from Vitanje, Slovenija.I joined your program, because I was attracted by its openness and, of course, the topics of education, most specifically contents for jobs of the future. I am a young mother of two young children, ther...

Tomaž Dornik: "I received a lot of encouragement, new knowledge and self-confidence being part of the Slovenian Direction Employment program"

04 January 2022 13:37

I am Tomaž and I am 23 years old. I come from Velenje, Slovenija. I received a lot of encouragement, new knowledge and self-confidence being part of the Slovenian Direction Employment program in the last months. These three things seem to me to be key in actively looking for a new job, especially fo...

Marie Žmajdé - participant in Direction Employment project about the course in Slovenia

04 January 2022 13:15

My name is Marie and I am 24 years old. I come from Petrovče, Slovenija. I joined the Direction Employment program because I wanted to stay productive while looking for a job. The program offers new and interesting knowledge that comes in handy today in the world of rapid technology development. It ...

The partners in the Direction Employment project took part in a Regional Conference organized by the Youth Employment Fund and the Regional Cooperation Fund

10 December 2021 12:25

The Youth Employment Fund and the Regional Cooperation Fund organised a week-long regional conference. The event took place on a dedicated virtual platform from 6 to 10 December 2021. The initiators of projects funded by the two funds participated in the meetings. The aim of the initiative was for t...

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...

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