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Purpose
  • Employment
  • Other purpose
Konexio works to promote socio-economic integration and fight against unemployment among the most vulnerable, including refugees and others from disadvantaged backgrounds by teaching fundamental concepts of computer literacy, web development and programming. It focuses on three main programs: Digital Skills, Code Skills, and Apprenticeship. Developed in line with Digital Competence standards, the digital skills program consists of a sequence of cumulative courses covering basic computer use to internet navigation and word processing/spreadsheet proficiency. The code skills program starts with basic concepts of web development—moving from HTML and CSS to JavaScript and beyond. Through the apprenticeship program, Konexio also connects students with their first professional opportunities, boosting their confidence and getting them a foot in the door to the professional world.
Title Konexio
Date launched 2016
Duration Ongoing
Type of Resource Online course
Purpose Employability
Other
Online or Blended Blended
Learning objectives Courses are designed to give refugees and migrants marketable digital skills and help them find a career.
Target group Refugees and migrants in France
Evaluation results/ monitoring plan The organization uses both quantitative and qualitative indicators for measuring the outcomes of its students: courses completed; pass rate on ECDL exams; proportion who meet longer-term target outcomes of continued education, job integration, and/or entrepreneurship; and qualitative measures of soft skills development and social integration.
Recognition or certification of learning ECDL, Digital Competency standards at the European level
Financing and sustainability model Financing and sustainability model: Supported by grants and institutional partnerships, including city government, corporate sponsors, and individual donors.
Leading Organization Konexio
Contact Person Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website www.konexio.eu