HELIOS trains 100 people on sustainability to better prepare them to enter the labour market

November 9, 2021
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HELIOS project has started the “Blue and Circular Economy, Entrepreneurship and Soft Skills” training courses for young people and women from Italy, Spain, Greece, Tunisia, Palestine and Jordan.

Sustainability, green approach to the new labour market, key competences lifelong learning are some of the central topics that HELIOS is transferring to young participants. The goal is to provide them with innovative and competitive tools to be an active part of the green change that the Mediterranean is experiencing.

About 100 people are taking part in the courses which started on 25 October in all six project partner countries. Within the next few months, 1720 young people and women coming from all the project partner’s countries, will be trained until the end of the project with the next editions of the course.

HELIOS – enHancing thE sociaL Inclusion Of neetS – focuses on the Blue and Circular Economy (BaCE), identified as an economic sector with great potential for regenerative economic growth among NEETs. The project will provide curricula for innovative targeted and tailored skills training courses oriented towards specific needs of the BaCE labour market and the needs of NEETs, based on direct interaction with local enterprises.

This will be achieved through soft skills coaching and mentoring actions, as well as the creation of e-learning tools and methodologies supported by new technologies to facilitate skills learning for NEETs and women.

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Countries covered:

  • Jordan
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia