This is a reference for Tomáš Pešek

The Job Affair

The training activity took place
in Slovakia
organised by Orbis Institute
November 2015 - February 2016
Reference person

Anita Silva

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Aims & objectives

Aim: To support youth workers in enabling young people to better assess and express their
competences for emp
loyment purposes.
• To enable youth workers to help young people to become self-aware about their
competencies, to show evidence of those, and to recognise spaces for further development.
• To inspire and increase capacity of youth workers to develop activities with the focus of
• To prepare youth workers to help young people articulate, adapt and transfer the
description of their competencies into different working contexts.
• To provide/develop concrete tools for youth workers to use with their target group to
work the self-awareness of competencies relevant for employability.
• To increase competencies about assessing
impact of youth work activities towards

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

30 participants from Slovakia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia, Belgium, UK and Netherlands

Anita Silva (Portugal)
Jan Van Hove (Belgium)
Tomáš Pešek (Slovakia)
Adéla Dvořáčková (Czech Republic)

Training methods used & main activities

It was a long term training course usinng variety of methods and techniques from non-formal education. From group building development techniques, simulation of assessment centres (when applying for a job), simulation of job inteviews, lectures to give some theoretical imputs, group work and discussions, reflections up to practical exercises where participnats created and tested new tools how to work with the topic of recognising and naming competences with their youngsters.

Outcomes of the activity

As this was long-term activity we have evaluated how participants implemented what they learned in their organisations. More information about outcomes is available at

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

co-organizer and full-time trainier

I worked on this training for 10 days as a full time trainer.

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