SEN Employment Links: Working with Employers and Trainers to support Young People with Special Educational Needs/Disability into Employment 

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The international project Special Education Needs Employment Links (SENEL) prioritised for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). It developed support for their transition into the labour market from vocational education and training (VET) and further education (FE) and also making employment accessible for young people with SEND by providing essential information and guidelines for employers. 

In almost all countries in the EU, such groups are particularly at risk of dropping out at this critical stage in their education and development.

The key objective of this two-year Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership project was to contribute two dynamic and culturally sensitive tools for use across Europe to support this transition process for young people with SEND.

SENEL project

The Special Education Needs Employment Links (SENEL) project is co-funded by the European Union’s Erasmus+ Key Action 2 programme. This co-operation for innovation and the exchange of good practices aimed to help young people with SEND move successfully from vocational training (VET) and further education (FE) into employment.


01.09.2015 - 31.08.2017


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