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Tender: Study on Contribution of Sport to Employability of Young People


Belgium, 22 September 2015

 

The study will aim to increase knowledge on the interactions between sport, employment and youth across the EU in order to suggest improvements of EU policy in this area. It will provide an overview and analysis of good practices taking into account tools of recognition of qualifications gained through informal and non-formal learning related to sport in the Member States. It will propose possible future recommendations and plans of strategic actions in the context of contribution of sport to the employability of young people. It will build on already existing information in the other areas like volunteering, skills and development of human capital. It is part of the Europe 2020 strategy.

Geographical area to be covered by the study: all 28 EU Member States. Data covering all 28 EU Member States will be needed. The methodology suggested will have to ensure that all the Member States will be covered, either directly or through clusters.

In summary, the study will:

  • provide an overview and analysis of good practices taking into account tools of recognition of qualifications gained through informal and non-formal learning related to sport in the Member States

  • propose possible future recommendations and plans of strategic actions in the context of contribution of sport to the employability of young people

  • build on already existing information in the other areas like volunteering, skills and development of human capital.

The contractor shall carry out the following tasks:

  • Data collection including literature review and identification of good practices;

  • Data analysis: As a part of the study the contractor will provide a general analysis of the collected data and information, especially the good practices and success stories.

  • Workshop: The contractor will organise a workshop in Brussels gathering experts and relevant organisations (including from the sport, youth and employment sector) to discuss the preliminary outcomes of the study as well as present the best practice examples identified. The tenderer will have to present in its offer how and when it intends to organise and hold the workshop. The tenderer must include all costs related to the organisation of workshop, including the costs of renting a venue and paying for travel and accommodation of participants, in the global price of tender. The minutes will be prepared by the contractor.

  • Recommendations: Based on the above findings, the contractor will propose concrete recommendations both for policy-makers and relevant stakeholders in the area of sport, youth and employment at the EU level, including a timeline for possible implementation of these recommendations

  • Reports, deliverables and other documents: within the timeframe specified therein, the contractor will produce the reports and deliver to the Contracting Authority all the documents and deliverables mentioned in section 3 and section 4.

  • Kick-off meeting: The contractor will also attend a kick-off meeting in the premises of the Contracting Authority in Brussels, with the Contracting Authority, within 14 one month after the service contract enters into force. The contractor will draft the meeting's minutes and submit it to the Contracting Authority.

 

Submission Deadline: 12 October 2015

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