ANPAL is the Italian national agency in charge of coordinating employment services; it undertakes activities aimed at supporting the free movement of workers and coordinates the activity concerning training especially those related to the ESF. In particular it supports activities aimed at favouring the matching between labour supply and demand; it coordinates policies aimed at integrating training, education and employment; and it is responsible for national programs co-financed by the ESF and by the Youth Employment Initiative.
The Agenzia Piemonte Lavoro (APL) is the Public Agency for Labour Market of the Piedmont Region based in Turin, Italy. The Agency, with the network of 30 Public Employment Services, is responsible of the implementation of active labour market policy measures, is promoting active policies aimed at unemployed people, with special focus on young people, migrants, disabled persons. APL also carries out technical assistance and monitoring the functions of planning, guidance and coordination of regional employment policies, working with the regional Authority. Furthermore, in line with the guidelines of the Regional Council, the Agency provides support to the tasks of the ESF programming activities; promoting and supporting the qualification of work experience; developing equal opportunity actions.
The Fondazione Ing. Rodolfo Debenedetti (fRDB) is an independent not-for-profit research organization founded in 1998. The objective of the fRDB is to promote applied and policy-oriented research on the fields of : 1) European unemployment, its social costs and the political feasibility of strategies aimed at liberalizing EU labour markets; 2) public pension systems; 3) the harmonization and coordination of European social and immigration policies; 4) the dynamics of poverty and inequalities and the role played by European welfare systems. On these issues, the fRDB has been carrying out comparative research and evaluation activities for international organizations (European Commission, European Parliament, International Monetary Fund, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) and national institutions (Ministry for Education, Universities and Research, public administrations, universities).
The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO) is a global platform for learning and knowledge sharing on the world of work. Areas of expertise cover all four pillars of the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda: employment creation, social protection, social dialogue, and rights at work). Types of activities include short courses, academies, customized learning events, comprehensive capacity-building projects and Masters Programmes. The Centre has its own training material design and production facilities. Many activities are delivered as ‘blended’ and some are completely at distance. Activities follow a learner entered approach, include special quality assurance measures, and are delivered in multiple languages.
Fast integration of refugees and asylum seekers in the Albanian society and life following the best practices of our Italian and European partners.
Increasing awareness about this group in the society as a means to cultivate a new culture of human rights and respect for minorities. Activities: assessment of the refugee/ asylum seeker population at the beginning and end of the project; Albanian language and civics education teaching as a means of acculturation and adaption in the local society; VET training in professions close to those that this category had at home and in line with the local labor market; Job coaching and job finding services; Development of the Albanian version of the project web page. Develop new policies in cooperation with the project team following the piloting and lessons learned in Albania through the implementation of this project.
INFORCOOP provides training and counselling for social issues. Our competences focus on training and counselling projects in social, sanitary, educational and welfare fields. We address to private and public organizations, in particular to social companies. We have always also been working with people that are disadvantaged for any social or individual reason. Together with them we have created the opportunities of education, growth and social integration (e.g. Collaboration in prisons). We have been active in finding a job placement for mental and physical disabled. Training courses development of skills for social workers that educate and take care of people in need requalification courses for educators development of managerial and organizational skills of social companies – Customized educating concepts and organizational counselling. – Informative activities, guidelines and training, addressed both to single persons and groups, whose professional profile is analysed through the Reconnaissance des Acquis methodology (RdA) and the skills balance methodology. The purpose is to identify potentials, knowledge and talents and to apply them in professional experiences – Seminars, conferences, events on social themes – Employment services for specific and vulnerable groups
The mission of AKAFPK is the development of a unique national system for vocational qualifications, recognized at the national level, based on the Albanian Qualification Framework (AQF) in accordance with on the Albanian Qualifications Framework; The National Agency for VET and Qualifications carries out the following functions: Development of the National List of Occupations based on ISCO 2008; development of qualifications descriptors of vocational qualifications at levels 2 to 5 of the Albanian Qualifications Framework Development of frame curricula for vocational qualifications of levels 2 to 5 of the Albanian Qualifications Framework Development of Assessment Criteria for VET students Development of teaching material for VET teachers and students Development of short-term courses for Adults Accreditation of VET providers
EXAR supports employment in order to guarantee equal opportunity. One of the main task is to help toward greater employment opportunities for minorities, females, the elderly. the disabled, people with special needs and persons with mental illness. EXAR is committed to promoting equality, diversity, inclusion, safety and safeguarding for all our staff and customers. It actively promotes and pursue the interests and needs of the community, in creating, implementing and providing services and projects whose aim is to support the social inclusion of the people and the integration of unemployed people into the workforce, especially the weakest social groups (people with mental illness, disability, people in need).