PROJECT OBJECTIVES: Enabling unemployed persons to enhance their professional and personal competences through 3-month internship in a working organization abroad to increase their employability
PROGRAMME FRAMEWORK: Lifelong Learning programme – Leonardo Da Vinci PLM
PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS: Zavod Didona, Slovenia (coordinator) Send Sicilia, Italy IMOT, Španija INCOMA, Španija Language in Totnes, UK TellTale, UK Diplomats of Sound, UK
ACTIVITIES: 3-month internship in selected companies, training activites, language course, cultural course, networking and social competences, preparation and follow-up, career development
RESULTS: Participants gained 3 months of working experience in an international environment, developed or upgraded their professional skills and competences, learned or perfected a new language, developed intercultural skills, acquired a new network of European friends, practiced an independent lifestyle, boosted their self-confidence and became more active in the society. Some got employed abroad as a result of participating in the project, others gaind new skills which enhanced their employability. 87% of participants got employed in some form within 3 months of their training.