Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), have a big role and potential in combating youth unemployment by providing development and employment opportunities, such as offering apprenticeships. SMEs however often lack information, resources and/or experience in providing high quality apprenticeships. To support SMEs, this EU Talent project aims to create support structures in the form of European & national learning networks.
The key objectives include:
1. Increase awareness on the benefits of apprenticeships
2. Increase opportunities for uptake of apprenticeships
3. Improve the quality of the apprenticeships
4. Identify and remove policy obstacles to engage in apprenticeships
The Consortium and Geographical Scope
This project, led by CSR Europe, will cover 12 countries directly through collaboration with 13 of its national partners, including CORE Platform, which are split into 6 high engagement partners (representing 5 countries) and 7 soft engagement ones.
The strategic direction of the project will be supported by the expertise of one strategic partner, EVTA (European Vocational Training Association, EVTA) and one associate partner EUROCHAMBRES.