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DIGIBREAKER PLUS – Breaking Barriers and Building Community for an Effective, Sustainable and Inclusive Digitalization of Adult Guidance

Project name:
DIGIBREAKER PLUS

Implementation period:
12.2022 – 11.2024

Summary:
DIGI-BREAKER PLUS aims to create new career guidance opportunities for unemployed adults in local communities through increased understanding of digital services, and to improve job opportunities and tools in offering support to unemployed adults by: employment counsellors, career guidance specialists and adult trainers.

Everyone has the right to timely and tailor-made assistance to improve employment or self-employment prospects” – European Pillar of Social Rights

Green skills are among the most relevant focuses of climate action, helping us to promote and support green employment – European Climate Pact

 

DIGI-BREAKER PLUS (DB+) is a cooperation partnership that aims to accelerate the green and digital transition. However, the project partners believe that job seekers cannot succeed in this new world alone, but need guidance and counselling to give them the best possible chance to find employment as well as opportunities for validation and recognition of knowledge and competencies. In the context of rapid digitalization, both unemployed users and counsellors who do not include the use of digital tools in their work practices are at growing risk of exclusion.

Begun in December 2022, DB+ is creating a multimedia toolkit that facilitates access to career orientation services, while promoting self-awareness, self-organisation and the role of community development in the job-search process. The project will also focus on the impact of the green transition, as there is scope for greener economic activity across a broad spectrum of sectors.

DIGI-BREAKER PLUS aims to create new career guidance opportunities for unemployed adults in local communities through increased understanding of digital services, and to improve job opportunities and tools in offering support to unemployed adults by: employment counsellors, career guidance specialists and adult trainers. The project will develop a set of training materials using a flexible approach to address the need to retrain and upskill workers in a way that responds to ongoing transformations in the labor market. The project will ensure sustainability and inclusion in all phases of its implementation.

There are 6 partner organizations from 5 EU countries – Belgium, Italy, Latvia, Sweden, Bulgaria.

Results of the project will be:

A training course on the MOOC platform, an e-handbook and a guide for consultants
3 modules with a total of 12 lessons covering:

  • Self-awareness
  • Self-organization
  • Community development

Community Development Action Plan
Including creating a community of stakeholders and developing how-tos

Brochure in Policy Recommendations
To stimulate discussion and reflection on the impact and relevance of digital tools in career guidance

 

For more information, visit the project website: www.digibreakerplus.com

DB+ was implemented with the financial support of the ERASMUS+ program of the European Union.

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