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Care 2 Work
are 2 Work (C2W) is a multi-year international programme that aims to tackle the barriers faced by young carers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) when accessing employment, education and training.
Charity information: The IARS International Institute
to tackle the barriers faced by young carers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) when accessing employment, education and training.
the programme aims to generate and pilot new knowledge on the needs of BAME young carers with an ultimate goal of achieving institutional and cultural change in the UK and Europe. We hope that this change will help break the cycle of poverty and disadvantage for one of the most marginalised communities of our society
The programme aims to generate and pilot new knowledge on the needs of BAME young carers
Activities» To achieve its objectives, this innovative youth-led project will develop an evidence based on the needs of BAME young carers
What success will look like
This project will utilize our tested and proven user/youth led ethos and methodologies to empower and provide with opportunities one of the most marginalized
young carers are trapped in a vicious cycle of poverty. However, if managed well, responsibilities that associated with caring can enable a young person to develop personally and to gain life skills that can also facilitate the transition to adulthood and lead to positive outcomes for young people. Recongising, valuing and respecting these skills, the programme will aim to bridge the cultural and institutional gap and offer a smooth transition form caring to adulthood.
Young carers experience serious educational disadvantage caused by factors such as poor attainment, restricted peer networks and bullying.
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Budget - Project Cost: £3,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £3,000 training Training for young carers
The project is supported by Erasmus+ (Key Action 2), and is delivered in partnership with three European Partners namely Anziani e Non Solo (Italy), Linnaeus University (Sweden) and the Family and Children Care Centre (Greece).
young carers will gain more knowledge about their rights
Individual empowerment and responsibility is one of our key founding values. This timely and innovative project will utilize our tested and proven user/youth led ethos and methodologies to empower and provide with opportunities one of the most marginalized communities across Europe. Using various activities that range from volunttereeing opportunities to skills development training, young BAME carers will enhance their employability chances.
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The IARS International Institute is the coordinator for the programme under the leadership of its Founder and Director Dr. Theo Gavrielides.