EUCOMPASS (2018-2021)

EUCOMPASS – The European social and transversal competence passport for youth with disabilities – a tool for validation of non-formal and informal acquired competences



Start date: 01 May 2018
Duration: 27 months


  • Inonu Universitesi, Turkey
  • Malatya Il Milli Egitim Mudurlugu, Turkey
  • Marie Curie Association – MCA, Branch Smolyan, Bulgaria
  • Phoenixkm BVBA, Belgium

Aims and objectives

  • To enable people with disabilities in EU to participate more frequently, more fully, and more successfully in employment and labour mobility.
  • To develop a competence passport (outcomes based) which will be created/completed with the participation of career counsellors, supported employment consultants, vocational rehabilitation advisers or similar.
  • To develop a social and transversal competence validation tool, which helps the beneficiaries to further understand and identify the level of competences that they possess.
  • To develop an interactive competence hub, which enables open distance learning and online non-formal validation of social competences.

Target groups

  • Direct users:
    • Youth
      • Youth with disabilities
      • Youth (low skilled)
      • Youth workers
    • Social and career services providers
    • HR managers, in-house trainers, employers
  • Beneficiaries:
    • Youth centres and institutions
    • NGO’s of/for youth with disabilities
    • Local and regional authorities
    • Policy makers
    • Teachers, trainers, psychologists, social & youth workers


  • Social competence validation pool and Guide on further career guidance for professionals involved in the career counselling based on the results from the validation tool
  • European competence passport for youth with disability
  • Interactive competence hub

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