RECONOMY Snippet: Fostering IT Skills through Practical Training

RECONOMY supported Semos Education to enable young people and women primarily to access to and be able to upgrade their digital skills and have the opportunity in jobs uptake and increase their income. This way, Semos Education set up a career center to link skilled and certified trainees with IT companies, easing the former’s transition towards employment. By including the companies through mentorships, internships, summer schools, and talent partners modules, the trainees were able to get practical knowledge and skills. Vasil Chachev, from North Macedonia, is one of 673 young people who attended new training courses last year, to acquire and to improve their digital skills required by the labor market. Here's a snippet.

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Technology & digitalization
Sabin Selimi

Sabin Selimi works for Helvetas as Communication Manager in RECONOMY. Before, he worked in communication advisory roles in the public sector and internationally-funded projects, with experience in the Balkans. As a Chevening scholar, he obtained an MSc in International Public Policy from University College London. As a recipient of Presidential Scholarship, he received a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Studies from American University in Washington, DC.