Be Ready Multiplier Event
UU Vejle held a successful Multiplier Event the 2nd of November.
An afternoon with a focus on young people at risk, life skills and career development.
The Keynote speakers of the event were chosen so they covered research in youth education, links between business and education and local organisations – a football club – all target young people with ESL indicators.
The aim of the event was to inspire our partners and colleagues in various institutions, of different ways of meeting and work with early school leavers and the latest research within the field.
Diana Egdecombe, Project Manager, presented the works within the Be Ready Project by Skype from London and we launched the E-manual. Throughout the afternoon we presented icebreakers from the tested material within the project.
86 people participated in the event. Beside our colleagues from UU Vejle, teachers, guidance counsellors and mentors from youth educations VET, higher secondary education and autonomous productions schools, leaders and social workers from different departments of the municipal working with young people and employees from private organizations participated.
The Keynote Speakers:
Anne Görlich, a researcher from Center of Youth Research – Aalborg University. Görlich made a presentation of her latest research about young people without education and employment: Who they are, barrier for education, possible pathways and motivation for education.
Jacob Thychosen a teacher and football coach from Vejle Boldklub – local football club
Thycosen talked about the cooperation between schools and the football club, and how the improve the personal and social skills of early school leavers in the project ”Reach the Goal”.
Jesper Pedersen an executive consultant at Cabi, an autonomous institution established by the Danish Ministry of Employment. It is an information centre in Denmark focused on an inclusive labour market. Pedersen talked about inclusion of young people in business and recruiting strategies.