What’s USTEP Project?
Sport is gentle, non-violent way, how to handle winnings and failure, teach discipline, ability to cooperate and also healthy competiveness. All these skills are stored as a certain program in the brain and are activated when needed.
- To get Young People with fewer opportunities active through learning martial and performing arts
- To up skill Young People with fewer opportunities in the concept and practicalities of wealth creation through Entrepreneurship & Enterprise training
- To support Young People to start their own activities leading to better employability
The project was based on partnership of three organizations: TheDojo.Org.UK shared to the project the knowledge, experience and track record of education and training in both, formal and non formal learning methods, as well as Martial training YOUTHART brought to the project the knowledge and an experience of media productions in international environment , as well as skills related to publicity and dissemination.International, International Educational Center GEMS as a main coordinator contributed with project management experience, also experience from working in international environment, experience with entrepreneurship training and experience with career guidance.
3 trainings were developed during the project:
- Martial art, performing art,
- Employability and Entrepreneurship, video CV,
- Starting Social enterprise or business
ExcepParticipants were selected from different parts of countries involved (CZ, UK, TR), mainly those who faced any geographical, economical or social difficulties, also those who were at risk of early school leavers and those who were unemployed after finishing high school or University. 35 participants, 15 girls and 20 boys were supported directly during international trainings and local activities, 53% of participants attended all 3 trainnigs. Except t of those direct participants there were at least 25 Stakeholders’ institutions involvedved and informed about the project.
The survey was designed to Measure Soft Outcomes in the following ‘Core’ soft outcomes areas: key work skills, attitudinal skill, personal skills, and practical skills, which was selected as key indicators to be used to track the overriding objectives for all 3 trainings.
Except of the survey, according participants feedback, the participants appreciated Martial art activities, enjoyed working in multicultural environment, some feel more confident when it comes comes about job, CV and business issues. They have learned, how to act professionaly in difficult situations. Some participants managed to enter University, got their job, started their business activities or are planning to set up an NGO.
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Funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union. However, European Commission and Czech Republic National Agency cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.