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Social and Economic Cohesion through Vocational Education

General Information

Title of the action

Social and Economic Cohesion through Vocational Education

Priority areas

Socio-Economic, Livelihoods

Focus priority area

Livelihoods

Implementing Partner (contract signatory)

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)

Action Implementing Partner(s)

Ministry of National Education (MoNE)

Duration (months)

43 (Starting date: 16/11/2017)

EU Contribution (EUR)

EUR 50.000.000 Contracted under FRIT1 - IPA funding.

   

Summary of the Action

Overall objective

To foster social and economic cohesion of Syrian refugees and Turkish host communities by improving their employability and qualifications.

Specific objective(s)

The specific objective is to increase the access to inclusive quality vocational education and training (VET) for Syrians under Temporary Protection (SuTP) and Turkish adolescents in trades with a high demand on the labour market.

Location

Adana, Bursa, Gaziantep, Hatay, Istanbul, Kilis, Mersin, Sanliurfa.

Target groups

Syrian and Turkish adolescents (9th to 12th grade, 14-17 years)

Expected results

1. Equipment for workshops of VET Institutions are procured, installed and adequately used.

2. Access to vocational education of SuTP students is enabled by providing support packages (for transportation, educational and practising material and lunch).

3. Awareness of SuTP and Turkish adolescents about possibilities of VET is improved via communication and information activities.

Main activities

1. Identification of schools and implementation of needs assessment.

2. Promotion of the TVET among young Syrian and Turkish adolescents through provision of student support packages.

3. Awareness Raising Activities on the opportunities of TVET among Syrian and Turkish adolescents and parents as well as private companies and business unions.

   

Progress of Action as of 31 March 2020

State of progress

Ongoing

Progress against Facility Results Framework

TOTAL VALUE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE ACTION (Cumulative Indicators²)

• (Not Reported) existing schools upgraded in standards

CURRENT VALUE AT THE REPORTING DATE (Snapshot Indicators³)

• 3.014 Syrian refugee children and youth registered for transportation services

• 53.186 Syrian refugee and host community students, enrolled in VET institutions, supported by the Facility

¹ The data in this Factsheet is sourced from the SUMAF Data Management System. SUMAF is a Facility monitoring and evaluation services project managed by the European Union Delegation to Turkey.

² A ‘cumulative’ indicator reports the total value of the indicator since the start of the Action.