Empowering Migrants for Employment EME

Empowering Migrants for Employment EME aims to enhance the employment of migrants. During the project we want to find effective common practices and working methods to recognize the skills and the potential of immigrants. The best practices are evaluated, tested and documented in a method book.

The project is carried out by four organizations in three countries: EVA vzw in Belgium, Työväen Sivistysliitto TSL / Workers' Educational Association WEA of Finland, and Arbetarnas Bildningsförbund and Piteå Municipality in Sweden. 

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New video: Empowering peer groups

This video takes us to Tampere Adult Education Centre TAKK, where we learn about the experiences of a peer group that consisted of students in vocational training and their tutors. What has been the…

New EME blog post: Migration in Sweden

Sweden has a long history of migration. In 2019 two million people in Sweden were foreign-born, which is about 20 % of the population. How has immigration changed over the years? What about employment…

New EME blog post: Peer group online versus classroom meetings – experiences from Finland

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in March most educational institutions in Finland transferred from normal classroom teaching to online teaching in a very short timeline. The EME project group and the…

New EME blog post: Immigration to and Integration in Finland

How has immigration to Finland changed? And what about integration into the society? Senior Researcher Pasi Saukkonen gives insight into past developments as well as current situation and challenges…

Reflection on the transnational seminar in Brussels on TSL's blog

Communications Planner Heli Katainen of TSL shares experiences of the seminar in Brussels and the group activities for migrant women organised by Groep INTRO. The activities are based on peer support…

New EME blog posts

Katri Mäkinen, Head of Coaching at Silta-Valmennus Association, shares experiences based on the peer group activities developed during the Catch Up with Work project. Which aspects of the peer group…

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