Connect Abruzzo is taking a leading role in developing people skills, enterprise and employability skills through Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2 Actions.
Causeland: the project "Causeland: Get to know the NGO sector" has the objective of promoting, especially among young people, the NGO sector and help develop through innovative materials (including didactic games) the skillset of professionals and future operators of the NGO sector. MORE .
Partnership: Bulgaria, Romania, Italy, Iceland
Ecoart: promote the civic action of young people towards the environment is more important than ever. With the Ecoart process we want to guide young people to raise awareness on the green agenda and climate change through the use of storytelling, digital and social media. MORE .
Partnership: Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Turkey, Italy.
Work 4.0: the pandemic radically changed the way we work. The project wants to explore through an exchange of good practice the new practices, techniques and tools developed to be used in smart, hybrid and home working to empower local SME. Website soon available. Partnership: Italy, Germany, Austria.
Smart Working: an exchange of Good Practice to develop new and innovative patways in digital with a focus on Smart Working and its challenges. The project wants to provide a platform for exchange of best practices in Smart Working with the objective of training 25 people withing the third sector. MORE . Partnership: Italy, Austria, Romania, UK.
Media Smarts: the world is more and more influenced by digital and media, this is why is important to provide young people and youth workers with the tools to use them in the most effective way for their personal and professional life. The project is creating a learning pathway in digital and media that will create young people and youth workers that are media and digital ready. MORE.
Partnership: France, Italy, Spain, Estonia, Turkey, Greece.
Momentum: the project "Momentum: Learning for Inclusion" has the objective of promoting the inclusion of migrantes, refugees asylum seekers and people in precarious life situations (e.g. threat of poverty) by giving improving the skillset of educators in the adult sector. MORE. Partnership: Germany, Italy, Austria, Belgium.
CreativeArts: Arts are a great tool for inclusion and development of soft-skills, with CreativeArts we want to give added value to diversity to create a more open, inclusive and intercultural society. MORE.
Partnership: UK, Italy, Romania, Greece
CreatiVET: creative thinking is one of the principal soft-skills job hunters search for today. The project want to provide trainers with the tools necessary to help young people develop creative thinking making them able to apply it in their future jobs. MORE.
Partnership: Romania, Germany, Cyprus, Italy, Turkey
WiWi: project directed to teach and explain in a simple, innovative and creative way the basic principles of finance in order to better manage our daily life. Many Europeans struggle with basic financial literacy, this is why with WiWi we have developed innovative and interactive didactic materials and tools that use a simple and clear language accessible to everybody, including people with low literacy skills. MORE.
Partnership: Lichtenstein, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Italy
Unlock: art as tool for social inclusion. The project Unlock continues the successful pathway of the Museum Mediator with more focus on social inclusion. The project has developed tools directed to make the heritage and cultural experience more inclusive for all audiences and so promote the European heritage with a wider public. MORE .
Partnership: Romania, Italy, Spain, Greece, Germany, Austria.
Diversity Youth Manager: a project directed at the reinforcement of digital competences with special consideration to young people in disadvantaged conditions in order to provide them with the tools and skills to allow them to be more employable and active in the society. MORE.
Partnership: UK, Italy, Spain, Romania
Young Migrant Entrepeneurs: YME - Entrepreneurship among migrants must be seen as a new arena for social, economic and political action. The Young Migrant Entrepreneurs (YME) project will focus on providing entrepreneurial support for strengthening the skills of young workers and migrants. MORE
Partnership: Romania, Italy, Holland, Scotland and Turkey
Employability Entrepreneurship and Recovery (EEAR) : is a project focused on reducing poverty. The project aims to solve this problem, in particular by sharing the good practices already developed by the partner countries. Social inclusion is promoted in this project. Inclusion in vocational training and work is supported.
Partnership: Scotland, Italy, Sweden and The Netherlands.
LEARN-FIND-TELL-ACT (LFTA): the project aims to foster social inclusion and active citizenship of young people, promoting the right understanding of the phenomenon of migration. The project encourages critical thinking as opposed to generic statements without any foundation. MORE
Partnership: United Kingdom, Italy, Lithuania, Turkey, Romania and Greece
Disability Youth Worker (DYW): A new professional support figure is born, defined by the European Union, to work with disabled young people. The project teaches children with disabilities to spend their free time in an active way and give them opportunity to aquire skills that give them competitiveness in the labour market and trying to prevent them from social exclusion. MORE
Partnership: Poland, Italy and Spain.
BackToRoots - The project aims to find innovative solutions to create development in rural areas and train tourism operators. It want to link together realities experiencing similar issues to cooperate and support each other, having a clear idea of the needs of the communities and creating sustainable activities for the entire area. MORE
Partnership: Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden and Portugal
SSaNeProMM - Art – Artisan – Culture Course, “Applied Methods of Cultural Communication lead by the Complexul Muzeal Național Moldova of Iasi, the biggest museum complex in Romania. The project creates a training path at European level for entrepreneurship in the cultural sector through the training of Museum Mediators at European level. MORE
Partnership: Italy, Spain, Romania, Germany and Greece.
Museum Mediator - Learn the skills of museum mediator, who is a professional figure who has tourist, linguistic and cultural skills. Through him art becomes tourism. MORE
Partnership: Italy, UK, Spain
ACTO - Professional Training with placement abroad to prepare Italian participants for a career as Museum Mediator here art becomes tourism
VTEC - Professional training and 2 month work experience in industry for UK participants with Connect Abruzzo as receiving agency matching participants needs with industrial requirements for an effective experience for all parties involved MORE
BBCCC - Professional training and 2 month work experience in industry for UK participants with Connect Abruzzo as receiving agency matching participants needs with industrial requirements for an effective experience for all parties involved MORE
Fit 4 Europe - Placements in the sports industry for UK citizens to encourage commercialising and sharing of ideas of sport for the younger generation.
Mobilidad de las Personas por motivos deaprendizaje - A collaboration between local Lanciano industry and politicians with politicians from Seville , Spain to encourage an exchange of ideas and contacts hosted and organised by Connect Abruzzo MORE
Advantage Abruzzo 4 Education - 4 month placement and professional training for UK citizens organised and executed by Connect Abruzzo. 3 flows of 30 participants worked in the Lanciano , Central Italy area funded by the Leonardo DV program MORE
Improving Employability through Team Work
Intrapreneurship and digital competences
Connect Abruzzo has been hosting and working with LLP Program(Leonardo, Grundtvig and Mobility) since 2004 and has developed a Europe wide network of Partners happy to do business with central Italy. On Mobility projects matching the right participant to the right job is the key to our success. Mentoring is an important factor for the general well-being of groups. We strongly believe in empowering people to make them succeed on their path. Our organization has received recognition from 'We mean business' for the work done on different projects.
Participants learn important soft skills like;
- living and communicating with people
- language and cultural skills
- perseverance and determination to succeed
- relevant work experience
- multicultural empathy
- marketing themselves for a new career
Wherever you are in Europe and wherever you want to be in Europe
The view point from participants after their 2 months in Italy
Participants welcomed by the Mayor of Lanciano on local TV
Short film explaining what you get from your placement.