LinkINjob: job-hunting with the help of librarians

Project title: LinkINjob: job-hunting with the help of librarians

Duration: 2014–2016

Goals: Development of training course for library staff working with the unemployed and development of learning and motivational activities for unemployed in public libraries.

Target group: The unemployed and employees of public libraries

Project description: Project LinkINjob: job hunting with the help of librarians has been formed in collaboration with public libraries from Bulgaria, Ireland, Romania, Austria, Lithuania and Finland within the framework of the Erasmus+ program KA2 – Strategic partnerships in adult education. The LCL is coordinating the project.

Intellectual output of the project LinkINjob is e-Guidelines of best practices of learning activities for the unemployed. Within the project an analysis of national unemployment policies and of good-practices of educational activities for the unemployed in individual collaborating states, as well as an educational program for the librarians who organize and lead the educational activities for the unemployed was carried out. In the final phase of the project partners prepared and run 32 learning activities for the unemployed, of which ten based on the use of information and communications technology.

With improved skills of librarians and the use of innovative educational methods partners want to improve the skills and employment possibilities of the unemployed within collaborating states, to develop new activities for the unemployed in public libraries and to set up new modes of cooperation between the field of education and the labour market in all of the collaborating states.

e-Guidelines: http://www.linkinjob.eu/index.php/results-outcomes

Contact: Simona Resman

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