Empowering Acting Ageing - EmpAct

ECOLE engaged in the EU Project Empower Active Ageing (EmpAct) aimed at filling the gap in participation, social inclusion and education of adults over 50 years old through establishing an EU level network, namely One Stop Shop Portal, which will provide users with useful information, training content and tools, in order to help adults enhance their social skills, explore their occupational interests and find opportunities to start new enterprises.

In accordance with the EU strategy 2020 – defining a smart, sustainable and cohesive growth – as well as in what is stated in the recommendation that aims at bringing up to 75% the level of employment for women and men aging 20 – 64 years by the year 2020, EmpAct intended to reduce the competence gap, technical and soft skills, of adults through the development of an innovative tool that will take in consideration adult learning paths.  

Specific aims of the projects:            

  • Improve low-skilled adults through formal and informal learning

  • Validate skills and competencies by issuing certification of acquired skills, competencies and knowledge;

  • Reduce the number of low-skilled adults over 50 years old

  • Promote active citizenship through training on subject they request

  • Provide new work skills in order to increase competitiveness and employability

  • Educate, train and support adults to help support their experience and good ideas

  • Promote social cohesion

  • Promote entrepreneursh