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Skills for You(th) through Sport 

January 2019 - December 2020

The ’Skills for You(th) through Sport’ SK4YS is a transnational initiative of European sport, youth organizations, and educational institutions in order to raise awareness on soft skills and competencies gained through sports practice and to build the capacity of these organizations to implement sport-based employment programs. The two years project builds on a cross-sectoral approach of sport, youth and education policies of the European Union and on the outcomes of some former European initiatives such as „Sport employs YOUrope”. Through strengthened cooperation, the project aims to increase recognition of transferable skills that sport can develop for young people – especially those not in employment, education, or training.

Objectives of SK4YS

  1. Building capacity of sport and youth organizations, educational institutions to develop and deliver sport-based employability programs for NEETs;

  2. Promoting good practices and methodologies in the field of education through sport, especially in the context of cross-sectoral cooperation

  3. Advocating for increased awareness and recognition of soft skills gained through sport;

Project partners: 

ENGSO Youth (Coordinator)

EUSA Institute (Slovenia)

EOSE (France)

Oltalom Sport Association (Hungary)

Cyprus Youth Council (Cyprus)

Budapest Association for International Sports (Hungary)

The project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ program of the EU.

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