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International project’s “Recruit potential” meeting was held in Daugavpils City news

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International project’s “Recruit potential” meeting was held in Daugavpils

Within the frameworks of the project Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”) international project partners meeting “Employers as Educators” was held in Daugavpils from April 18th till 19th. Project is being implemented by 5 partners from 5 different countries – Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Latvia and is financed by the EU program “ERASMUS+”. Lead partner is Skelleftea municipality in Sweden.

The organizers of meeting informed local and international participants on the issues of adult education opportunities in Daugavpils, on contribution from employers in educating their employees in Daugavpils, as well as about key points on inclusive recruitment. Participants had an opportunity to visit Daugavpils City Council, enterprise “Axon Cable”, Daugavpils University, PIKC Daugavpils Design and Art Secondary School “Saules Skola”, Daugavpils Fortress and Daugavpils Mark Rothko art centre. Within the frameworks of this meeting, representatives from Daugavpils branch office of the State Employment Agency, learning centre “Mācību centrs plus”, as well as Education department of Daugavpils city presented their sphere of expertise.

The first project meeting was held in Lousada, Portugal and there were several online meetings for project coordinators organized up to now. The goal of the project is to implement measures for inclusive labour market by performing analyses of supply and demand of the workforce and by creating a Classroom Course Curriculum. The Recruit potential project will address the challenge that the future labour market demand for specific skills in certain professions, will, in many cases, be higher than the supply.

The project is financed by European Union programm “ERASMUS+”. Term of implementation: 01.10.2017. - 30.09.2019.

Information prepared by project’s coordinator J.Reča-Lāže