Project partners from six European countries Germany (coordinator), Austria, Italy, Ireland (ITT), Spain and Poland meet at IT, Tralee recently to collaborate on an EU project entitled TeamCoaching, which aims to find solutions for the unemployed young people. In order to up-skill this specific cohort a training concept from the German partner is being transferred and adopted in an international context.
This innovative concept of TeamCoaching supports young job seekers in acquiring key vocational competencies. In addition young people can available of training in entrepreneurial thinking and the development of social skills; for example working in teams and taking on various roles within a specific team. Additionally the learners’ orientation in the labour market and their intrinsic motivation will be strengthened. IT, Tralee and the Waterford Training Centre (Solas) have been piloting the course and have received positive feedback from the students.
The project has been funded with support from the European Commission and has a duration of two years. The last project meeting will take place in Poland in June this year.