YFI

A teaching model that aims to shorten the time between migrants’ arrival and their entrance into the labour market, by supporting their social integration and employability through vocational training courses with integrated language education. Thus, it gives language training a specific goal so that studies are perceived as meaningful and useful.

Sweden
Impact indicators

Outputs: 

  • A low number of dropouts is seen in comparison to traditional Swedish for immigrants courses.
  • As of July 2018, 71 participants had successfully completed the educational programmes.

 

Impacts: 

  • Of those who completed the programme, 65 were working in their fields of study.

Entrepreneur

The Labour Market Administration, City of Stockholm.

In 2018, the initiative was presented in Rotterdam within the framework of the Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion (ACSI) project to explore its local implementation.