“RISE-Research and Inclusion for Sustainable Employability”

Project duration: 01.02.2015-01.02.2016


RISE-Research and Inclusion for Sustainable Employability is a multicultural project which includes a training course and a youth exchange, having a partnership of 7 countries manifesting problems in the employability area: Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Malta, Romania, Spain and Portugal. The first stage of the project, the training course, involves a number of 21 youth workers over 18 years, and it will take place during 7 days of activities in Ramnicu Sarat, Romania, between 30 March-6 April 2015.The project will continue with a youth exchange, also implemented in Ramnicu Sarat, having 28 participants aged between 16-24 years, accompanied by 7 group leaders, between 19 July- 27 July 2015. The activities and the methods used in the training will be formal and non-formal: ice-breakers , workshops, interactive presentations, seminars, role play games, open space, speed dating, public speaking, job interview simulation, developing own business plan after learning methods, debate.

The activities and the methods used in the youth exchange will be non-formal, continuing those of the training course: ice-breakers, get to know each-other and team-building games, workshops on different professional creation areas (music, photography, handmade, gastronomy, ICT competences), role-play game, photo voice, interactive presentations, free discussions, speed dating.


Project aim: The aim of the project is to improve the level of key competences and skills of the 21 youth workers and 35 youngsters coming from the promoter countries, such as digital skills, entrepreneurship, intercultural awareness and communication, by using various types of non-formal instruments, in order to be suitable for the labor market.



O.1 -Increasing the level of expertise of the 21 youth workers coming from Romania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Malta, Spain and Portugal, towards guiding youngsters in career, using  formal, non-formal methods and instruments, during the 7 days of activities of training.

O.2 -Developing employability and entrepreneurship competences for the 35 participants (target group no.2) of the youth exchange from Ramnicu Sarat, in order to be adaptable for the labour market.

O.3 -Raising the level of the organizational capacity by training the 21 youth workers (target group no.1) in the course held in Ramnicu Sarat.

O.4 -Raising the awareness level of the employment opportunities for target group no.2, using non-formal methods and instruments, during 7 days of activities in the youth exchange.

O.5 -Developing ICT basic competences of the both target groups, subservient in the entrepreneurship and employability area, during the two main activities of the project.

O.6 -Enhancing the intercultural dialogue by the help of both target groups, in order to consolidate an European education based on diversity, during the implementation of the project.

Our objectives are created according to the objectives and priorities and their purpose is to contribute at the progress of youngsters, according to the Europe Strategy 2020.


Partners:    Bulgaria: GLOW Association

                   Bosnia and Herzegovina: Youth Centre "Kosmos"

                   Macedonia: Pel – Association for progress, education and lobbying

                   Malta: Active Youth

                    Spain: Federación de Casas de Juventud de la Comunidad Valenciana


                   Portugal: ProAtlântico - Associação Juvenil


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