The target group of the project are unemployed people with disabilities
a) Skilled workers after completion of vocational training
b) Unemployed people with vocational qualifications
Mobility abroad is aimed at improving the ability to integrate through active and sustainable participation in working life, increasing the individual mobility, motivation, willingness to learn and flexibility of the participants, overcoming personal inhibition thresholds and increasing labor market opportunities.
If possible, the participants receive an internship position in the industrial-technical or commercial-administrative area of a company or a sheltered workshop in the host country that corresponds to their wishes and established prerequisites.
During the entire stay in Italy, Austria or the UK
, the participants are accompanied and supported by the socio-educational supervisor named in the selection process.
The transnational exchange takes place at the expert level on the basis of the communication and work structures established at the beginning. Three expert conferences are planned in Germany.
The main focal points are
- Exchange of know-how
- Development of strategies for meeting the short-, medium- and long-term demand for skilled workers with experience abroad for the region
- Targeted transfer of innovations
- Stabilization of model projects, horizontal and vertical transfer to business practice, politics and society.
Furthermore, six study visits with the participation of local labor market actors to the transnational partner countries are planned in order to enter into an exchange of experience with the agents on site and to discuss joint strategies for project implementation and the integration of the target group into the labor market.
The transfer process will be supported by expert excursions/visits to/at NGOs, educational institutions.
The transnational partners in the project are:
Seum, Scuola Europea dei Mestieri (Formazione senza Frontiere s.r.l.) (Italy) is a non-profit association with public and private sponsors, in particular the cities of Arezzo and Anghiari, the Order of the Architect of the Province of Arezzo, the Institute of Higher Education "Piero della Francesca", and the Building School of Arezzo. Currently, projects for people with disabilities are carried out here.
) collaborates with various institutions that deal with integration in the labor market and employment policies. They have gained experience in working with disadvantaged young unemployed adults and with young adults with an immigrant background. Embrace has successfully integrated 60%-75% of young adults into the labor market after providing holistic internships and customized training programs.
karriere club (Austria) has experience in mobility projects and tailors its services in education and internships to individual needs. The appropriate specialized personnel - psychologists, pedagogues, psychotherapists and so on - are available.
Source: Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Homepage IdA - Integration through Exchange, http://www.ida.de