The program is focused on strengthening the professional skills of young people, promoting inclusion and diversity in education and training to support sustainable and digital development. The program runs from 2023 to 2027.

Program objectives:

  1. Develop economic opportunities for young people by supporting innovations in social entrepreneurship.
  2. Promote the introduction of sustainable technologies and approaches in the agri-food sector.
  3. Strengthen the capacity of SMEs to implement innovative and environmentally friendly practices.

Key areas of activity include:

Skills intelligence:

  • Interaction with organisations. Cooperation with social economy organisations to identify the needs for new professional profiles.
  • Skills mapping. Analysis of educational needs with a focus on digital and green skills.
  • Forecasting methodology. Developing approaches for analyzing and monitoring future skills needs.

Development of strategy and educational programs:

  • Skills Strategy. Developing a strategy for the social economy sector based on intelligence data.
  • Educational programs. Creation of basic programs for training specialists in the social economy.
  • Qualification frameworks. Developing standards for recognition of learning.

Training and professional development programs:

  • Professional development of trainers. Programs for trainers and teachers.
  • Flexible learning models. Adaptation of training programs to the needs of participants.
  • Incubation programs: Support for startups in the social economy.

Communication and information initiatives:

  • Online platform European Campus for Social Innovation. A resource for access to educational materials and cooperation.
  • Engaging politicians and the public. Promote the social economy as a career path.