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

Another trainee has fnished SWitCH course in Portugal, enriched by Direction Employment

24 August 2020 07:16

I am Judite Nunes and I have just finished the first specialization on Software Development – SWitCH, on ISEP-IPP. At the present moment, I am looking forward for the nine-month trainee period, and to be able to adapt and apply all the knowledge acquired. My application for this course came at...

André Senra shares about his experience in SWitCH course in Portugal, course that is enriched by the Direction Employment methodology

11 August 2020 10:05

Besides providing rigorous academic learning, the SWitCH course in Portugal, enriched by the Direction Employment methodology, offered on-the job training to the participants."The most important in the Switch program is the professional atmosphere, where the final months in a company, get you integr...

Еlisabete A.M. successfully graduated the Direction Employment requalification course "SWitCH"

31 July 2020 14:35

Еlisabete A.M. was part of the first group of trainees who successfully graduated the Direction Employment requalification course, called SWitCH by the Portuguese partner of the project, the Polytechnic Institute of Porto. Here is what she shared about her experience in the project."Computer science...

We work together to promote progress in fighting the youth unemployment

18 March 2020 12:05

The first edition of the Youth Employment new Magazine will be released during the International Friendship Day that is announced by the United Nations. Nearly 200 institutions from 26 European countries, which implement projects, funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, are getting together to ...

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