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Entrepreneurship vs. Youth Unemployment

Title: Entrepreneurship vs. Youth Unemployment
Number: 2022-3-LT02-KA152-YOU-000099160
Dates: 01/04/2023 - 31/03/2024

Main aim: to provide young people, primarily from rural areas or working with youth from rural areas, with the competencies and knowledge needed to apply entrepreneurship education in their practices and to deepen their understanding of entrepreneurship as a tool for youth development.

 

Objectives:

  1. Deepening participants' knowledge and understanding of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial education and acknowledging the opportunities it offers for the development of young people.

  2. Conducting local research by each partner and sharing the results to highlight the diverse situations in different countries.

  3. Facilitating the professional development of young people.

  4. Promoting active participation, volunteering, and raising awareness of opportunities for youth, including promoting tools such as the YouthPass, Erasmus+, and partnership possibilities.

  5. Improving the skills of young people, including those facing economic, geographical, or cultural obstacles, and promoting their participation in democratic life, the labor market, active citizenship, intercultural dialogue, social inclusion, and solidarity through increased learning mobility opportunities.

  6. Fostering quality improvements in youth work through enhanced cooperation between organizations in the youth field and other stakeholders.

 

Activities:

In September 2023, a youth exchange in Vilnius, Lithuania, brought together 26 participants from Turkey, Macedonia, Lithuania, and Poland. The project aimed to deepen knowledge of entrepreneurship, conduct local research, and enhance the professional development of young people. Activities promoted active participation, improved skills, and fostered intercultural dialogue and social inclusion.

 

Results:

  1. Enhanced knowledge and understanding of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial education among the participants.

  2. Local research conducted by partner organizations, sharing insights into different country-specific contexts.

  3. Professional development of the young participants.

  4. Increased awareness and active participation, including volunteering, with a focus on promoting tools like YouthPass, Erasmus+, and partnership opportunities.

  5. Improved skills among all participants, with particular attention to those facing obstacles, facilitating participation in democratic life, the labor market, active citizenship, intercultural dialogue, social inclusion, and solidarity through expanded learning mobility opportunities.

  6. Strengthened quality in youth work through enhanced collaboration between youth organizations and other stakeholders.

PARTNERS

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