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Entrepreneurial Skills for Disabled People

As of March 2023, ÖJAB has been coordinator of the Erasmus+ funded project EPISODE. The main goal of the project is to build capacities for teachers and trainers of adults with disabilities, in order to stimulate them as well as to contribute to the inclusion of the disabled population with fewer opportunities in the entrepreneurial sector.

Project objectives

The project aims at:

  • Developing a modular curriculum tailored to the educational needs of teachers and trainers of adults with any physical vulnerability
  • Upskilling teachers and trainers on how to effectively reinforce their competences towards the promotion of self-employment and entrepreneurship of people with disabilities
  • Building capacities for equal working opportunities, tackle prejudice prejudice and discrimination.


group picture at the kick off meetingThe kick off meeting of the project took place in April 2023.

Project target groups

The target groups are:

  • Trainers and Teachers of adults with disabilities
  • Adult education institutes
  • Disabled adults who are interested in upskilling themselves for acquiring entrepreneurial skills

Project Outcomes

As part of this project, a modular curriculum was developed to provide trainers with basic skills and knowledge to effectively support people with disabilities and create an inclusive environment. The modules cover topics such as inclusive teaching and communication, empowerment tools and methods, entrepreneurship and self-employment for people with disabilities, and inclusive feedback tools and methods.


Project partner: ÖJAB (coordination), LABoom247 - Dr. Guttke, Kretzschmar & Linge GbR (Germany), Universal Education (Greece)

Project duration: März 2023 – März 2024

Project number: 2022-2-AT01-KA210-ADU-000097665

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  • Logo EPISODE

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