“Skills for Success – Employability Skills for Women” provides disadvantaged, unemployed, secondary-level educated women with the necessary skills, knowledge and tools to enter the labour market.
“Skills for Success – Employability Skills for Women” assists participants in acquiring the knowledge, skills and tools needed to enter today´s challenging job market. The project also promotes the enhancement of women´s role as active members of society.
The programme contributes towards the development of the participants’ employability skills via targeted English language training, job search tools and advice, and enhanced professional abilities, including computer and business skills.
By promoting the economic empowerment of women in the region, the project contributes to the mitigation of high unemployment rates among secondary-level educated women in the Southern Mediterranean. It also aims to improve the necessary work-force skills to support national and regional economies.
The project is implemented in Jordan, Morocco and Lebanon and will be extended to Egypt and Tunisia. The current activities are co-funded by the Flemish Department of Foreign Affair, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PepsiCO and the AMIDEAST Lebanese Advisory Board.
About the promoter and partner institutions
Skills for Success – Employability Skills for Women is promoted by AMIDEAST, a non-profit organisation engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. Established in 1951, AMIDEAST programmes and services touch the lives of half a million individuals a year – improving educational opportunities and quality, strengthening local institutions, and developing language and professional skills critical for success in the global economy.