Social economy as an important means of VET focussing the network experience of Repair and Service Center RUSZ

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Author: Eisenriegler, Sepp


‘R.U.S.Z. [Reparatur-und Service-Zentrum] provides an impressive international model of how economic projects can be of environmental benefit and also socially beneficial.’ Repair and Service Centre R.U.S.Z was set up in 1998 as part of the Viennese European Union [EU] Community Initiative project URBAN Gurtel-Plus. Its aims are to: provide vocational training for long-term unemployed over 45 and to assist them to find work through contacts, personal support and career development; reuse and recycle electrical and electronic waste that would otherwise go to landfill or incineration. It...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Employment

Keywords: Employability; Unemployed; Unemployment; Older worker; Employees

Geographic subjects: Europe; Austria

Published: Denkendorf, Germany: Fest Didactic, 2004

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Pages: 11 pp.+ 15 PowerPoint slides

Conference number: 14th

Date: 2004

Place: Vienna, Austria

Statement of responsibility: Sepp Eisenriegler

Resource type: Conference

Document number: TD/TNC 81.460

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