” It is a real pleasure to partner with EOSE and share our communication channels in order to better disseminate our activities among each other networks. Our think tank and EOSE have been already working for several years towards the same objectives. Therefore we decided to join forces for this new year. We will also take advantage of EOSE’s expertise in the preparation of our next scientific journal that will deal with Employement and sport in Europe“, noted Julian Jappert, Sport and Citizenship’s director.
EOSE is the European Observatoire of Sport and Employment which was created in 1994and since 2002 has been registered in France as a not profit association, the Head Office is located in Lyon (France). EOSE provides a link between employment and education in sport at the European and national level. The scope of EOSE is understood to cover the whole Sport and Active Leisure sector. EOSE has in place a network of national observatoires and members which monitor sports education and employment in different European countries.
The priorities of EOSE include :
- to work in partnership with sport policy makers, the sport industry and training providers to support the development of the sector
- to support the development of occupational standards and sport education systems
- to develop a strong network and ensure that the sector can present itself at the EU level
- to link the sector to wider EU policies and education initiatives such as the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and the European Credit systemfor Vocational Education and Training (ECVET)
Some of the activities of EOSE include :
- to analyse the Labour Market in sport in the EU
- to coordinate qualifications and training through common tools and methodologies
- to liaise with EU authorities and policy makers, seek funding and recognition
- to ensure the development of a competent workforce with the right skills in sport in EU through fit for purpose qualifications
- to work on EU funded projects in support of the sector to promote the benefits of sport to European society.
Further information available on www.eose.orgsportetcitoyennete