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Evaluation of the project “Ağabey-Abla”

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The mentoring prorgramme “Ağabey-Abla” is run by Deutsch-türkisches Forum Stuttgart e.V.  and funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation. In this mentoring program about 70 Turkish mentors accompany Turkish students particularly with regard to academic issues, but also on leisure activities. The evaluation aims at finding out how students with an immigrant background can be encouraged in an innovative way, and how the social engagement of young adults with an immigrant background can be used for this.

Practice Workshops Competence Assessment

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IRIS e.V. is the scientific monitoring of the ESF – project “Praxiswerkstatt – Praxisorientierte Berufliche Kompetenzfeststellung” at Offenburg.

The project is a cooperation between the CCI BildungsZentrum and the Gewerbe Akademie Offenburg. It is financed by the ESF, the Federal Employment Agency and the Office of School and Education – Ortenau. The goal of the project is to provide an active support for pupils during the progress of occupational orientation. This is why the project enables a realistic contact with various vocations. In the centre of this is hands-on experience, where pupils shall gain a realistic impression of the respective vocations in order to position their own occupational future. Additionally the systematic survey of teachers, pupils, parents and instructors ought to assist in promoting successful occupational choices in young people.

 

Contact at IRIS: Gebhard Stein , Barbara Bumbarger

Development of vocational guidance in Saxony

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IRIS is partner in a project commissioned by the Ministry for Economy and Social Affairs of the Free State of Saxony. Together with the University of Hildesheim and IRIS e.V. Dresden, IRIS is working on a study on the future changes in the system of vocational guidance in this region of Germany.

IRIS’ part of the study consists of three international country studies on vocational guidance systems in Austria, Denmark and the UK.

Coordination body of the study is IRIS e.V. Dresden.

Further information here

International case studies on vocational guidance

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Vocational guidance in Saxony

IRIS is in charge of three case studies on European systems of vocational guidance. The overall objective of the study is to approve the cooperation between the education system and the business world in the Land of Saxony.

The study is done in cooperation with Universität Hildesheim and IRIS e.V. Dresden – the latter being in charge of the overall integration of the part studies.

IRIS Tübingen works out three international case studies on national systems of vocational guidance (Austria, Denmark, United Kingdom) which will be fed into the process of developing the regional system further.

The team at IRIS is: Eva-Maria Bub, Eva Ostertag, Barbara Bumbarger und Sibylle Walter. The team is lead by Andreas Walther and Axel Pohl.

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1999-2000 Dead end streets…

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“Sackgassen – Umleitungen – Überholspuren?” – Risks of exclusion and new perspectives in transitions to work

Transnational Knowledge Transfer Project

I. Objectives

This project aimed at improving the situation of young people in their transitions to work by furthering the dialogue between research, practice and policy-making. For this aim, regional conferences were held in four European partner regions to discuss the outcomes of the TSER-funded research network “Misleading Trajectories”).

In Baden-Württemberg there were the following events held:

  • a regional symposium on 20.10.99 in Hohenwart/Pforzheim
  • a further training seminar for pratitioners in the field of transitions to work

II. Partners

The parters within the four regions were:

  1. LIBRA, Cooperativa Sociale di Intervento e Ricerca, Ravenna, Italy
  2. Hope Street, International Arts, Training and Development, Liverpool, UK
  3. AREA (Asociación Regional y Europea de Análisis), Valencia, Spain
  4. IRIS (Institut für regionale Innovation und Sozialforschung) e.V., Tübingen, Germany

II. Project staff at IRIS

Axel Pohl, Sabine Schneider, Barbara Stauber, Andreas Walther

With support from the European Commission’s programme on “Measures to combat social exclusion”

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