Strengthening emergent professional profiles in the third sector

This European project is being held between 2014 and 2016. The main aims of the project and its expected impacts are:to strengthen and qualify the training offer focused on the increase of the professional skills of social enterprises; and to promote the efficacy and innovation in the professional inclusion of disadvantaged groups. The main conclusions of the project and the dissemination of the four intellectual products elaborated were presented at the final seminar “Real Answers to Employment and Inclusion. Work Integration Social Enterprise in Europe 2020″.



You can access the 4 intellectual products in following links:

Executive Summary of the EPP Project

1. The marketing and coaching functions of WISEs. Annex 1 “WISE in 5 European countries. Country reports and case studies”
2. Fuction of Job Coaching in WISEs
3. Functions of Marketing in WISEs
4.The European Framework for VET and the recognition of qualifications in WISEs. Recommendations by region:

4.1 European Union 

4.2 Austria

4.3 Belgium

4.4 Italy

4.5 Portugal

5. Access to the article produced by partners from UK: Professional Development in Work Integration Social Enterprises (WISEs)

6. A3S is co-producer of the special episode of the Social Entrepreneurship Diaries dedicated to WISES,which counts on the participation of our partners and also the A3S.

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Project coordination A3S


bdv – Bundesdachverband fuer Soziale Unternehmen (Aústria)

ENSIE – European Network of Social Integration Enterprises (Bélgica)

SCF – ScuolaCentrale de Formazione (Itália)

Social Enterprise Europe (Reino Unido)

Funding ERASMUS+