Adoption date 29/05/2018

ARCHIPELAGO: an African-European TVET initiative

ARCHIPELAGO is an inclusive economic development programme addressing youth and vulnerable groups' employability through increasing their professional skills as well as enhancing employment opportunities.

Specifically, Archipelago will increase local employment opportunities and employability by developing local training and vocational resources adapted to private sector needs.

The principle approach of the suggested action is the implementation of targeted partnership projects between European and African Business Membership Organisations (BMOs) with the objective to provide labour market relevant TVET training. In order to increase the employability of the young people it is imperative to have a fully private sector driven approach to TVET for the Youth. These TVET partnership projects will be competitively selected through calls for proposals and they need to include an analytical phase in order to identify the sectors with growth potential, which are also relevant for their members.

Main objectives

The overall objective of the action is to better match the offer of labour (skills available on the labour market) to the demand of labour (generated by the local private sector and productive economic growth).

The specific objectives of the action are:
SO1 Increase and upgrade local employment opportunities through the strengthening of the entrepreneurial skills, SMEs and future start-ups employment creation;
SO2 Develop local training and vocational (TVET) resources adapted to private sector needs to strengthen youth employability;

This action in numbers

1 035
1.4 Number of people benefitting from professional trainings (TVET) and/or skills development
3
5.3 Number of field studies, surveys and other research conducted
3
5.1 Number of multi-stakeholder groups and learning mechanisms formed and regularly gathering
123
1.2 Number of MSMEs created or supported

Contracts

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SEQUA gGmbH Partner of German Business
EUR 15 000 000

News & Stories

ARCHIPELAGO_3e Atelier RAFPRO 2021ARCHIPELAGO
NEWS | 24 January 2022

Les modes alternatifs de financement de la formation professionnelle en Afrique face aux défis du futur

Le troisième atelier régional de partage du Réseau Africain des Institutions et Fonds de Formation Professionnelle (RAFPRO) s’est tenu à Saly-Portudal (Sénégal) du 16 au 18 novembre 2021 autour du thème : « Les modes alternatifs de financement de la formation professionnelle en Afrique face aux défis du futur».

L’atelier de Saly-Portudal a...