Project Description

Social Inclusion of NEETs



The goal of this course is to introduce educators, organizations and institutions to the concept of NEETs and address the ways that the social exclusion that NEETs face can be avoided. Participants will learn about the causes and prevalence of the NEET phenomenon, as well as the dangers and risk factor for becoming NEETs. The economic and social impact on NEETs and society will be analysed and proposed methods to battle social exclusion for NEETs will be discussed with the participants. After the end of this course, participants will have a better understanding of the concept and dangers of the NEET phenomenon and they will have improved their knowledge about different methods and approaches between countries that can help avoid social exclusion for NEETs.


Main Topics

-Definition of NEETs
-Causes and prevalence
-Trends and dangers
-Risks factors for becoming NEETs
-Economic and social impact on NEETs and society
-Social Exclusion
-Proposals to battle Social Exclusion for NEETs
               -Engagement through non-formal training methods
               -Educational assistance
               -Financial incentives for employer and employees
               -Development of skills and competences through apprentices, work placements, etc.
               -Social Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship support
               -Youth organizations
-Different approaches from European countries
-Exchange of good practices between countries



The methodology that is going to be used in order to introduce the problem of social exclusion for NEETs is based on collaborative and participative learning and aims to activate the participants in the learning process. The methodology includes lectures, presentations, videos, workshops and case studies of examples in different countries.


Target groups

This course is targeted at educators, organizations and institutions that want to learn more about NEETs and the dangers they face and want to take actions to reduce the NEET phenomenon.


Due to our extensive experience and network of partners, we have the capacity to design training courses tailored on the specific needs of the participants. Interested parties are encouraged to communicate with us, explaining their specific training needs for the development of tailored training courses