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EME Methods online handbook is here

For the ememethods.net handbook, we have picked the best practices from our organisations and projects in Finland, Sweden, and Belgium. The practices can be used to support skills recognition and…

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…

New EME blog posts

During the seminar in Finland in October we got new insights on Finland's migration background and Catch up with Work project and their peer tutor method and the cooperation with a trade union, writes…

Article of the EME project in web publication Aikamerkki

The article in Aikamerkki describes the transnational cooperation of the EME project. The members of the coordination group Kamille De Backer (EVA bxl, Belgium), Linda Stenström (Piteå Municipality,…

New EME blog post: Personalised culturally sensitive assistance to unemployed migrants in Brussels

How can we reach unemployed migrants in Brussels? How can we bridge or reduce the gap between the job market and employment, training or a befitting career? This blog describes how the Bxl@work ESF…

New EME blog post: Workshop on good practices - concrete tips and reflection on different methods

The EME project participants from Finland met for a one-day workshop in Tampere in August. The goal of the day was to have a closer look at the national good practices and to be able to present them…

EME study trip and seminar in Finland in October

The project partners from Belgium, Sweden, and Finland gathered in Helsinki and Tampere on 1-3 October. The programme focused on presenting the Finnish Catch up with Work project and its activities to…

New EME blog post: Developing new ways of employing migrants in Sweden

Piteå Municipality, one of the EME project partners, is facing challenges because of ageing population. There's shortage of working age population and an increasing need for care services for the…

New EME blog post: Peer support method helps immigrants to feel empowered and get employed

TSL's Catch up with Work project has developed a peer support method to give individual guidance for job seekers with a migrant background. The peer groups help immigrants to assess their skills and…

New EME blog post: Sharing methods for effective inclusion and empowerment

One of EME project's transnational partners is ABF, Workers' Educational Association in Sweden. In addition to taking part in the EME project activities, ABF also runs its own ongoing transnational…

New EME blog post: Another country, the same barriers?

During our three-day seminar in Piteå in May the EME project participants got an overview of the migration situation in the North of Sweden. We were introduced to several good practices and methods…

New EME blog post: Diversity works - day-care centre in Brussels sets a good example

Elmer, a day-care centre in Brussels, shows us that diversity at the workplace works. Elmer has a diverse, multi-lingual workforce with varying ethnic backgrounds. EME project members visited Elmer in…

Reflection on the transnational meeting in Piteå on TSL's blog

Project Manager Lilli Rasilainen and Project Communications Assistant Heli Katainen discuss the content of the transnational meeting in Northern Sweden and what was inspiring about the good practices…

Information on the project and the transnational meeting in Piteå on Piteå's website

Linda Stenström from Piteå Municipality commented that the transnational conference is a way of sharing our experiences of empowering and enhancing the employment of immigrants. The goal of the…

New EME blog post: Evaluating the joint learning process in Brussels

Tampere University has a key role in the EME project as an evaluator of the joint learning processes of the transnational partners and of the best practices shared in the project. On EME blog they…

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