Bringing neighbours closer
Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!About the programme
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Project Duration: 01.05.2018 - 31.10.2020
Project ERDF Financing: 246 784,44 EUR
Project call: 2nd call
Zemgale and Panevezys regions share similar challenges in construction and restoration industry: although there are a large number of unemployed young people, there is a lack of craftsmen – masters of restoration, while vocational education training (VET) programmes mismatch needs of labour market. At the same time, Latvia has long years of experience and traditions in restoration and craft education, while Lithuania does not have available certification of restoration masters, but there is big experience of education on practical construction subjects.
The project aim was to increase job opportunities for existing and future specialists in construction and restoration industry by raising their traditional restoration – craft skills in both regions.
Regional level synergy was achieved between Vocational education and Craft education: Panevezys vocational education and training centre adapted to its needs restoration module in VET programmes, while Zalenieki Commercial and Craft school developed new training modules, launched apprenticeships and expand its offer in lifelong learning programmes. During the project 264 future workers and 72 existing workers increased their competitiveness in the labour market.
Hands of gold are crafted in Zaļenieki!
Last updated: 15.10.2021 15:32