“Soft Skills as a Key to Employability” is a training course, organised during 16th – 23th August 2015 in Zlobice, Czech Rep. thats aims at increasing the employability of young people by helping them analyze their levels of different soft skills and non-formal competences and showing them how they can improve those competences in an interactive way.
This project will involve 35 participants from 10 EU countries: Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Turkey.
Objectives of the project:
- to encourage young people’s personal growth by helping them improve and acquire new transversal and non-formal competences;
- to raise awareness of the positive effect mastering soft skills can have on the success of young people on the ever-changing labor market of this day and age;
- to create a space where young people coming from different EU nations, including young people with fewer opportunities, and representing a variety of youth organizations can confront their peers and motivate each other to strive for success;
- to promote the use of Youthpass as a valid tool for the recognition of non-formal competences acquired during Erasmus+ youth projects.
Zlobice city is not far from the beautiful town of Kroměříž. The participants will be accommodated in “Penzion Zlobice”, a modern guest house offering a range of amenities, including an outdoor lake, a tennis court, bicycle rental, a wellness center and others www.penzionzlobice.cz.
Accommodation and meals are fully covered by the programme. The participants will be staying in
mixed-nationality rooms in order to facilitate the intercultural dialogue among the different nations
represented. Mixed-sex rooms will be advised against.
Travel costs are covered by the programme. They will be reimbursed to the participants or the sending organization upon the presentation of all the original tickets and receipts, including for the return.
One of the activities foreseen is the Intercultural evening where the national groups will have a
chance to present their country and their culture – you are welcome to bring any materials to use during
this evening, such as traditional drinks, food, costumes, music etc.
All participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass – a document that recognizes the learning outcomes
of the participants of Erasmus+ projects. More information at https://www.youthpass.eu/en/youthpass/