The educational material aims to support trainers or persons in managerial positions to assess other persons’ soft skills and more specifically:
Working in a team skills
Handling changes/ Problem solving skills
The material is addressed to professional VET trainers and career counselors in order to use it in young people with low or no formal qualifications and/or who are unemployed.
Also the material can be used by business trainers in order to evaluate the working force’s soft skills.
The educational material was developed by the Institute of Entrepreneurship Development in collaboration with other partners under the European project "EVA SKILLS: Evaluat-ing the soft skills of unemployed youth" supported by the European Commission.
At the end of the review of the educational material, the us-er will be able to have the certification of attendance. This certification is not being recognized by official bodies, but still is an additional qualification for the job market.
It contains the educational methodology and the use of the educational material.
It contains several tools for the evaluation of soft skills such as communication skills, working in team skills and handling changes/problem solving skills.
It includes all the tools’ handouts such as evaluation forms, instructions etc.
It includes guidelines on how to implement and successfully put to use the different tools available and provided in the toolbox.
It contains the need analysis reports from European coun-tries. The need analysis determines the existing situation with regards to VET and the evaluation of soft skills. Also, identifies the soft skills that are considered to be necessary for unemployed youth to enter the labour market.
On-line courses which are available for VET trainers and staff.