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Keep on Learning!

The project Keep on Learning! is intended for training the unemployed young people from the island of Korčula for cultural entrepreneurship, with an emphasis on acquiring knowledge and idea development which will in turn facilitate their employability or starting their own business.

The project is entirely financed by the European Social Fund, Operational programme Efficient Human Resources 2014-2020 for two-year implementation until 26 March 2021.

The project aims to increase the employability of young people who are actively in search of a job on the island of Korčula and on the level of Dubrovačko-neretvanska county, in the areas key for the development of cultural entrepreneurship on the island.

Training of unemployed young people in the area of self-employment for entrepreneurship in culture and tourism by organizing festival tourism manifestations. In the workshops there will be classes dedicated to developing skills for organizing these manifestations, encourage cultural and festival tourism by using the cultural and historical heritage of the island.

Encouraging young and long-term unemployed people to start self-employment businesses by holding IT workshops for basic web design as well as mobile applications, designing of a business plan through mentorship for start-up phase of conducting business as well as learning and educating on the possibilities for financing such projects.

Through creative workshops different forms of self-employment will be encouraged, designing and creative work, educating and preparing the participants for the design of souvenirs with original Korčula island motives and logos based on local culture and recognisability of the island. The unemployed people will receive and education in the workshops by gaining knowledge on different techniques, skills, and knowledge.


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Project beneficiary:
NGO Novi Otok

Project partners:
University in Dubrovnik
Local action group LAG5

Local action group LAG 5

Adress: Trg sv. Justine 13, 20260 Korčula
Tel: 020/713-472 E-mail: info@lag5.hr


University in Dubrovnik

Adress: Branitelja Dubrovnika 29, 20000 Dubrovnik
Tel: +385 (0)20/445-700