S3 project has been approved in the framework of the PROGRESS programme (EU employment and social solidarity programme), under the Call for proposals VP/2011/010: Projects contributing to exchange of good practices, addressing to implement the flagship initiative “An agenda for new skills and new jobs”.The PROGRESS programme is a financial instrument supporting the development and coordination of EU policy in the following five areas:
- Social inclusion and social protection
- Working conditions
- Gender equality
The overall objective of S3 project is to define a schedule for joint actions (Roadmap and guide for the creation of an observatory) to promote systems of care and empowerment of older people as a source of employment and to develop the skills necessary for employment and business integration of workers in this strategic economic sector.
S3 project will establish an interrelationship system of good practices at European level following methodologies such as inter-regional workshops and study visits on topics related to social entrepreneurship as a new source of employment, new job profiles demand in the emerging sector of online casino no deposit attendance of older people and, in an across way, the development of soft skills for employment will be analyzed.