Models of Mentoring for Inclusion and Employment
The MOMIE Project was designed to test a particular form of intervention, called peer mentoring, with different groups of disadvantaged people with different social problems, and who face difficulties in accessing the labor market, social exclusion and solitude.
- To explore whether peer mentoring is as or more effective than non-peer mentoring;
- To establish common evidence in the different groups, enabling the development of a mentoring model adapted to the reality of each country and to the problematic;
- To provide innovative responses to the problem of social inclusion of disadvantaged people regarding access to the labor market;
- To analyze and advise active employment and social inclusion policies, as it will provide a comprehensive review of the evidence of the impact of mentoring interventions over a wide range of areas;
- To promote the social inclusion of disadvantaged groups in terms of the labor market.
- Thematic evidence review report;
- A train the trainer mentoring programme and materials;
- A social experimentation evaluation system (evaluation and monitoring structure and materials for mentors recruitment and training);
- Final impact analysis report;
- Dissemination events for stakeholders;
- Final launch event.
Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion (Inclusion), UK
National Offender Management Service (NOMS), UK
Cheshire Probation Trust, UK
Santa Casa da Misericórdia da Amadora (SCMA), Portugal
The Hungarian Probation Service, Hungary
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European Union Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity – PROGRESS (2007-2013)
01/02/2010 to 31/01/2012 (24 months)
Peer mentoring as an expedient means to address social exclusion, unemployment and solitude issues
Training and development
Portugal, United Kingdom, Hungary