What is this project about?
The background behind this idea to do a project about “Career orientation” was the high unemployment rate of young people especially in the south of Europe, but also in the north of Germany. There are a lot of young people without any future ideas and job perspectives. Our objective in school is to prepare them better for the future job market and to teach them key skills to be prepared and have more opportunities to find work. Especially now with the world wide crises due to the Covid 19 there will be more people without a job but it also can be a chance to find a job in the systemically relevant professional field knowing the right skills, be prepared and know where to look for a job. But it’s not the only reason for this idea. We have more and more students who don’t want to finished school and finally leave school without any degree. To prevent this the students need to have a perspective for their future, they have to know different kind of working fields and have to find out their own skills to be motivated for school. Only when they know where to study for its much easier for them. Without any target in life it’s much more difficult for a lot of pupils.
In this project the following five schools will participate and cooperate:
# Lloyd Gymnasium Bremerhaven (Germany)
# IIS Francesco Orioli (Italy)
# Escola Básica e Secundária Com P/E da Calheta (Portugal)
# Bornova Anadolu Lisesi (Turkey)
# 1 Epal Trikalon (Greece).
During the visits the participating pupils and teachers will be informed about the local situation concerning jobs. They will visit different companies and learn about vocational perspectives especially in the region. They will work on different topics. The aim is to produce a website with useful information for current pupils and for those who will later on look for vocational orientation. The website provides information to useful English vocabulary for job interviews, the padlet including the adresses of interesting companies in the hometowns/regions of all participating schools, a style sheet for an English CV and for a cover letter, information about the application process for the hometown universities and the universities of the other participating towns, information about instruction courses/alternances in vocational schools of the hometowns.
More information will follow…