YEES Youth Enterpreneurship and Employment Support

"YEES Youth Enterpreneurship and Employment Support"

yeesNumber of project: 2015-1-ES01-KA202-016077

Support programme: Erasmus + KA2 Strategic Partnership Vocational Education

Description: the aims of the YEES Project are to foster cooperation between the Vocational Education System and the world of work and to promote the inclusion of youngsters in the labour market in an effective way using social media and crowdsourcing based tools.

Partnership:

  • IES Sant Vicent Ferrer, Spain – Promoter
  • Xano Channel Asociación, Spain – Partner
  • Connectis, Italy – Partner
  • Cosefi, Italy – Partner
  • Pixel, Italy – Partner
  • Centrum Kształcenia Zawodowego i Ustawicznego, Poland, – Partner
  • Ottima plus Sp. z o.o., Poland – Partner
  • Agrupamento de Escolas de Vilela, Portugal – Partner
  • Associação Paredes pela Inclusao Social, Potugal – Partner

Project Description:

Context

The project is based on three main needs:

  • VET teachers need to acquire the skills to train their students on the aware use of Social Media to find job opportunities and develop their entrepreneurial spirit
  • companies need to improve the use of social media for promoting their brands
  • enterprises and the VET system need to establish a cooperation in order to ameliorate the matching of job offer and demand, the visibility of companies and to promote youngsters employability.

Objectives:

The Spanish National Agency for the Erasmus+ Programme financed the YEES project in the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme with the aim to foster cooperation between the Vocational Education Systems and the world of work and to promote the inclusion of youngsters in the labour market in an effective way using social media and crowdsourcing based tools.

Target Groups:

The project is addressed to:

 Schools: VET teachers, VET trainers and VET students

 Companies: entrepreneurs, human resources managers, community managers

Outcomes:

The expected outcomes are:

  • the two Guides created to the needs of the target groups.
  • MOOC course in the UPV platform
  • using Crowdsourcing approach for collaborative learn
  • testing of the updated Guides by VET teachers and companies’ human resources managers, community managers in order to make them acquire the skills to exploit the full potential of web social media for matching job offer and request.
  • insertion of the YEES project results into the European VET systems.

Our role: Cultura e Dintorni will be an Associated Partner in this project contributing to the dissemination and exploitation of the project.

Project website: www.yees.pixel-online.org