Flagships

School to Work
Aims to strengthen transnational cooperation between stakeholders in the Baltic Sea Region in the field of education and work in order to prevent early school leaving and develop support for vulnerable groups of students/youth.
 www.s2wflagship.eu

Baltic Training Programme 
Supports the internationalization of vocational education and training as well as entrepreneurship and the internationalization of business. www.baltictrainingprogramme.se

Baltic University Programme
Largest university network in BSR focused on sustainable regional development through cooperation in education, research and applied projects www.balticuniv.uu.se

Baltic Sea Labor Forum
Aims to promote social dialogue, tripartite structures and cooperation as crucial elements of sustainable growth and social development in the BSR www.bslabour.eu 

Baltic Science Network
Aims to provide science and research ministries of the Baltic Sea region states with an overall coordination framework to develop and implement science policy in a macro-regional dimension and to ensure a better representation of macro-regional interests on the EU level http://www.baltic-science.org/

Support from the EU

PA Education is supported by Interreg-Baltic


Workshop in Hamburg on supporting newly arrived refugees’ integration in society


On the 30th of May PA Education coordinators from the Hamburg Institute for Vocational Education and Training together with Norden Association in Sweden held a workshop on integration. The workshop aimed at offering a platform for exchanging experiences and best practices on how to integrate newly arrived refugees in the labour markets as well as in society. In the Land of Hamburg “Work and Integration for Refugees (W.I.R)” is an example of a well-functioning one-stop-shop. It offers a venue that combines support and services to develop social skills and thus increase the employability in close cooperation between public and private sectors as well as with civil society. This study visit is meant to be the basis for the following exchange.

Among 19 participants of the works were representatives of: City of Umeå, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, City of Bromölla, Save the Children, Norden Association, Hamburg Institute for Vocational Education (HIBB), City of Skellefteå, Swedish Public Employment Service, Swedish Public Employment Service City of Umeå, Swedish Public Employment Service Skellefteå, Batteriet Nord-Norge, City of Bodö, Federal Employment Agency, Skåne Association of Local Authorities, Youth Job Agency, Youth Active Plus, City of Oulu.

Generally the visit at W.I.R and the presentation of the “AnkommenApp” were perceived very positively. As the result of the meeting the participants offered and gathered many ideas about a possible one-stop-shop system, close to the one in Hamburg. They went home with new thoughts about methods and processes needed to integrate newly arrived refugees. The next step will be a study visit in Oulu, Finland. 

Regional meetings to promote EUSBSR

The Baltic Sea Strategy aims at reaching more stakeholders.

Regional meetings will attract stakeholders from several sectors and levels of governance to learn more about what the Baltic Sea Strategy can offer in the form of a framework for effective cooperation.
Two regional meetings have already taken place, in Umeå and in Hässleholm.

More information about the event in Hässleholm can be found here.

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