Career Guidance in a Changing Labour Market
2018 – 2022
The European labour market is in a constant change, and consequently many employees face the situation in their workplace where they suddenly don’t have the requested necessary competence to continue in the same job. The necessity for re-training to achieve the right competence becomes more and more evident.
Because of the complexity of the modern labour market it also becomes more and more necessary with proper work guidance and advice for the individual workers with low skills. It is also necessary to aim at reducing the shame that traditionally has accompanied a person who doesn’t manage difficult job-situations without getting help.
The main target group for this project is teachers / trainers (coaches) that need to improve their coaching skills when delivering practical work guidance to employees with low basic skills and / or employees in danger of falling out of working life due to structural changes. The results will also be relevant for working with jobseekers trying to enter working life.
The project aims to:
- Improve the quality and the effect of how work guidance is used in practice, in order to better motivate more low skilled workers / employees to seek work guidance as a preventive measure in cases where they might lose their job due to structural changes at work.
- Develop new ways of using the best and most efficient parts of excisting methodology, by focusing on exchange of good practice exchange, combined with re-design and validation of already in-use tools and / or describing how to adapt well-known methodology in new ways, for good improved practical work guidance towards the groups mentioned above.
- Investigate what work guidance factors – both on structural, practical and result-level- are most important to prepare workers with poor basic skills to be able to obtain a uctional work guidance.
- Create a Guidance Manual that will be easy to use for other interested parties in the future.
Rasmus Kjær Kristiansen
Project Period: 01-10-2018 – 31-01-2022
Project Reference: 2018-1-NO01-KA204-038870
Project Short Name: WORKGUIDANCE
Project Grant: 154.757,00 EUR
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Strategic Partnerships for adult education
Fønix AS (NO) | Coordinator
VUC Storstrøm (DK)
Galway and Roscommon Education & Training Board (IE)
Centro Tecnológico Industrias Têxtil Vestuário Portugal (PO)
Ljudska univerza Ptuj (SI)
STEP Inštitut, zavod za psihologijo dela in podjetništvo (SI)
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