Project ID: INDIGO-POJ-0080
Stage of development: Implementation
Policy sector: Employment and training
Start date of service provision: 1 Apr 2020
2.00m AED (544.59k USD)
25 students of determination with learning disabilities.
As the first SIB in the Gulf, ATMAH will launch a new vocational pilot training programme, designed to equip People of Determination in Abu Dhabi with employability skills and help them secure permanent employment. The aim is that, through the programme, students will benefit from gaining life skills, vocational training, work placement and a permanent job. Their families will gain a better quality of life as their child becomes increasingly independent and employers in Abu Dhabi will benefit from a more diverse workforce. In addition, it gives teachers the opportunity to improve their skills and confidence with People of Determination, as well as testing a new curriculum. The pilot will be assessed at the end of a 15-month programme to determine its success and the next steps will be decided.
The ZHO (Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination) will adopt a supervisory role and will support the programme through the provision of comprehensive evaluation services.
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