Welcome To WITH

Boosting Women Entrepreneurship Education In Tourism and Hospitality in Sub-Saharan Africa

WHO IS THIS PROJECT FOR?

Direct and end beneficiaries of WITH:

Young women (18-35 years); VET trainers, teachers and educators, including those in the field of tourism and hospitality.

Indirect beneficiaries in SSA countries:

Public and private VET providers (centres, institutes, schools, etc.) and institutions providing non-formal and lifelong learning VET initiatives and courses. Chambers of commerce, industry or labour, chambers of skilled crafts, business associations and associations supporting entrepreneurs, professional and sectorial organisations, as well as other

Other stakeholders:

Intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs, business owners and business mentors (especially women), as well as companies and businesses active in the field of tourism and hospitality. Policy and decision-makers in the field of VET, tourism and hospitality at local and national level in SSA countries (including Ministries and governmental bodies), as well as policy and decision-makers at international level (EU and Africa).

AIMS

1. To empower young women

on the soft skills and personal and social competences to succeed as intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs and business owners in the tourism and hospitality industry.

2. To support VET trainers and educators

in updating their knowledge and practices aligned with labour market needs and international practices on sustainable development and sustainable tourism and hospitality, and in acquiring new pedagogical methods to deliver experiential learning VET opportunities.

3. To introduce, promote and raise awareness

on the concept of sustainable tourism and hospitality as part of VET programmes, non-formal and lifelong learning initiatives, thus helping to skill future professionals, intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs and business owners to be agents for sustainable development in SSA countries.

4. To boost

the definition of demand-oriented and competence-based VET pathways and increase experiential learning opportunities through reinforced links between public and private institutions active in the field of VET and stakeholders active in the labour market.

WITH

Boosting Women Entrepreneurship Education In Tourism and Hospitality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Expected Results

WITH Training Toolkit

WITH Pathway Guidelines

WITH Knowledge Virtual Centre

WITH Capacity-Building Programme Structure

WITH Handbook for Trainers

WITH Capacity-Building Implementation Report

WITH Prototyping Report

NEWS

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