The RefuNEET project

Title: 2016-2-NO02-KA205-000780 „Career guidance for young refugees– escaping NEET status with good counselling towards training and employment“- RefuNEET
Leading institution: Oslo Metropolitan University (former Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences), Norway
Participating countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, France, Norway, Turkey, United Kingdom
Duration: 01.09.2016 – 31.12.2018
Main aim: Project activities are aimed at early assessment of the competences of young refugees (age 15-29) combined with effective career guidance and counseling in order to avoid the status known by the English term “NEET” – a young person who is “Not in Education, Employment, or Training“
Main expected results:
– Developing methods, tools and procedures for identifying and recognizing basic skills and key competences of young refugees acquired through non-formal or informal learning, regardless of the context and learning pathways;
– Further development of career guidance services targeted at young refugees for continuing education, on-the-job training and employment;
– Recognition of professional experience of the experts in the field of career guidance, also through accreditation of ECTS credit points (link to higher education);
– Multilingualism of the toolbox, incl. Bulgarian version and Arabic.
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● Published on 02.08.2018 ● Last edit 30.08.2019●