Developing Skills for Better Employment, Albania 2014-2020
Objective(s)Improve and Increase the number of skilled employee
Key ActivitiesThis scheme includes trainings, business plan development, business registration and grants for equipment and materials. To study new models for promoting employment: using public work schemes such as irrigation and flood prevention to involve the unemployed; city kiosks for disabled persons; and activation measures for IT and agricultural students. Working group on work-based learning, a study on private sector involvement, and desk research of the topic.
Target groupsstudents, unemployed youth
Results/ImpactThe programme so far has:
-Introduced a scoring system that makes it easy for businesses to evaluate job applications.
-Studied new models for promoting employment.
-Revised five government decisions that target employment promotion for orphans, single mothers and university graduates.
-Improved the information system of the national employment service for better impact measurement.
-Designed a new employment scheme for young people that want to start a business.