Young & Mobile brought together 48 young people from four different European countries the UK, Finland, Netherlands and Sweden particular people from BME Communities with the aim of ensuring that the current generation of young people in Europe are informed on the democratic society to which they belong, and feel empowered to participate in the democratic process and build a future for themselves in the community.
The participants are very satisfied with their project. 87% of the participants would recommend participation in a similar project to others.
- Majority of participants had a greater interest in European issues after completion.
- Participants learned new things about Europe, and their European awareness was expanded.
- The programme also affected the personal development and educational and career plans of the participants.
The project has so far achieved against the original performance target including 30 clients going into full time employment, 10 clients finding par time employment.
The project provided 21 employment information sessions consisting of career information, jobs expo and series of employment related training and (perhaps more crucially) work placement experience for clients with various partner involved in this project.
To date, the programme has been successful in helping the most disadvantaged high-needs groups move back towards the labour market and access jobs and training.
At the end of January More than 180 people have accessed the service and the following outcome achieve for clients.
The overall objective of the project is to set up and test nonformal stuctures to provide out-of-school education to young people in Somalia by open and distance learning in order to expand educational opportunities as widely as possible in Somalia
Specific objectives include:
• To provide educational opportunities which integrate formal schooling with earning-related learning and civic education to young women and girls currently unable to get to formal schools
• To provide educational opportunities which integrate formal schooling with earning-related learning and civic education to young men and adolescent boys, especially ex-combatants and youths who have been attracted to become gang-followers
• To develop learning materials and learning centre stuctures which can be used on an expanded basis after the project by educational authorities and NSAs gthroughout Somalia