Promoting Youth Employment (as Consortium Leader)

About the Project

The overall objective of the Project was to assist İŞKUR and all related stakeholders to provide services for promoting youth employment through increasing employability and entrepreneurship of the young people and improving matching services in the transition period from school to work.

Concrete Results and Outputs

  • Entrepreneurship capacity of the young people was enhanced in 15 growth centres,
  • A model on Youth Entrepreneurship Support (YES) was developed in 5 provinces,
  • Access to internship and on-the-job training was improved by establishing networks between workplaces/companies,
  • Action plans were prepared for youth employment for 5 growth centres to be used by the relevant institutions as roadmaps,
  • Grant scheme results among the relevant stakeholders were disseminated

Project Synopsis

Funding organisation: EC
Client(s) / Beneficiary(ies): Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR)
Budget: 1.880.425 €
Duration: September 2011 – October 2013