Meeting of tutors from companies that host young people for pre-vocational internships

Upskilling and Reskilling, Labour market insertion
From 20 to 23 June, a meeting was held with tutors from companies that host young people for their pre-vocational internships, to improve and better understand the processes involved in achieving quality internships. The aim is to meet the companies' needs and comply with the pedagogical criteria defined by the National Agency for Vocational Education and Training (ANEP).

Representatives from the private and public sectors attended, all responsible for accompanying the young people during their internships in their respective companies.

On this occasion, several essential points for the development of tutorship in companies were discussed, including the tutor's profile, their responsibilities, appropriate pedagogical approaches that promote active and significant learning during the internship, communication, motivation and the use of tools to support the internship.

Tutors of companies confirm importance of exchange

Based on the situation diagnosis carried out at the end of the meeting, it was possible to collect information from the participants, which showed that the objectives of the meeting had been achieved.

The participants agreed that their expectations had been met, that the methodology used had facilitated the understanding of the topics covered and that the facilitators and other speakers had tried to answer all the doubts of the participants. The participants agreed that the meeting was a positive experience for strengthening their skills and ability to deal with trainees and stated that the lessons learned would contribute positively to their professional development

The Skills to Build project is financed by the Medicor Foundation, Happel Foundation, and U.W. Linsi-Stiftung, among other donors. It is part of the Swisscontact Development Programme, which is co-financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).


Upskilling and Reskilling, Labour market insertion
Skills to Build
In close collaboration with the private sector, the project promotes improved competitiveness in the construction sector through specific training measures. In this way, the employment conditions and incomes of 470 already employed construction workers are to be improved or increased. In addition, 1 150 unskilled unemployed youth interested in...