ECO-BOOST- Employment and Career Opportunities for Boosting Environmental Sustainability Training

Project Number: 2023-1-BG01-KA220-VET-000161861
Timespan of the Project: 01/12/2023 – 30/11/2025

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The project aims:

  • To Increase and expand the supply of high-quality learning opportunities for VET students, adapted to the new labor market demands regarding green skills. 
  • To Create new learning opportunities for low-skilled VET learners with a priority given to those coming from disadvantaged backgrounds. 
  • To Extend and developing educators’ training competences to provide low-skilled unemployed VET learners with suitable green skills. 
  • To Improve the employability of VET students through the development of competencies currently in demand in the labor market.

The project will engage in the following activities:

  • Green skills training needs assessment in the form of surveys and roundtables among the target groups and stakeholders.
  • Development of the methodology and tools aimed at transferring to VET trainers and unemployed students the relevant competencies to thrive in a  green economy. 
  • Pilot Train-the-Trainer sessions to validate the TTT Handbook relevance, collect feedback and to identify potential improvement opportunities. 
  • Design and implementation of a communication plan composed of newsletters, social media content and multiplier events.

The project has yielded the following results:

  • Instructors qualified to transmit key green skills and knowledge to VET students. 
  • Green Skills Framework, the framework will be developed capturing the Green Skills most relevant for employees within the focus areas of the project: Construction, Furniture&Textile, Healthcare and Electricity.
  • Green Skills Toolkit (GST) aimed at offering the trainers a new approach at providing low skilled VET learners with the tools they need to participate in the green economy. 
  • Validated Train the Trainer (TTT) digital handbook aimed at facilitating the adoption of the Green Skills Toolkit by the potential trainers.
Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.
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