Fighting unemployment through digital skills training
Long-term unemployment, apart from its financial and social effects, may hinder economic growth. Even “old” jobs now require “new” skills. Educational qualifications and adequate skills are still the best tools against unemployment.
Aims & Benefits
Empowering unemployed adults with a focus on women through training
The eSKILLS4ALL project will initiate a holistic approach to promote digital literacy, while fighting skills mismatches and unemployment of low-skilled unemployed adults with a focus on women through a multi-assessed e-tool based on an interactive and dynamic platform in order to up-grade their digital competences.
Enhancing employment prospects of unemployed adults
The eSKILLS4ALL project will introduce an innovative on-line and in-house “e-SKILLS4ALL-SUPPORT-HUBS” service that will support this target group in their search for employment by equipping them with employability skills and by building bridges with the labour market. In addition, it will set up the eSKILLS4ALL NETWORK where various stakeholders (i.e. organisations, agencies, public services, etc.) will offer guidance and advice for future employment prospects.
Depicting the Digital Skills-Gap between low skilled adults and the labour market
The project will provide a full picture, through policy and document analysis, as well as through quantitative and qualitative survey, of the skills gap in digital and employability skills between the labour market and low-skilled adults and based upon that it will further define benchmarks and indicators for the Digital Competence Framework to be used for the Recognition of Skills and Achievements acquired by learners.
Open & Innovative training, learning, mobility & employment support
- A new curriculum and a new professional profile introducing an innovative combination of ICT tools unemployed adults with a focus on women;
- An online, interactive training delivery environment facilitated by Social Learning Motivational functionalities will be developed, which will incorporate the training course, functioning as a knowledge dissemination platform. The tool will be facilitating collaboration between learners and trainers through the use of micro-learning features and motivational mechanics for learner engagement;
- A Framework for the Recognition of Skills and Achievements acquired by learners based on the Open Badges Recognition Framework;
- A blended mobility opportunity to visit UK and attend the final conference of the project will be offered to 15 adult learners from Cyprus, Greece, Luxemburg and Romania, who will be selected on the basis of their performance during the training period.
- An innovative on-line and in-house “e-SKILLS4ALL-SUPPORT-HUBS” service to support the target group in their search for employment.