Who are we?

VAEV is a non-governmental organization established in Wien to delivers programmes of community based activities to young people from areas of high social deprivation. Community activities take the form of physical activities, group work, volunteering, employability and personal development sessions.

VAEV improves young people’s physical and mental health and well-being, confidence and self-esteem, aspirations, personal responsibility and life chances by engaging them in structured, positive activities that work across communities and are delivered by role models with experienced and trained youth workers.

Main aims of VAEV are:

Our activities

VAEV provides services within a framework of sustainable development of the addresses.

Training courses & seminars

Social development program

Volunteering & social service

Academic research

VAEV Team organizes research and case studies with white papers to improve the knowledge of the reality can facilitate the social inclusion and the active citizenship. Research activities are focus on social and cognitive development, people's experiences for promoting social and academic functioning.

VAEV's organization topics: Access for disadvantaged, creativity & culture, disabilities (special needs), early school leaving, economic & financial affairs, enhance social inclusion, equal opportunities, entrepreneurial learning, EU awareness & democracy, healthy lifestyle, ICT (digital competences), inclusion, integration of immigrants, open & distance learning, recognition – transparency – certification, social dialogue, support the mobility of volunteers, volunteering.

Our courses

Our courses is dedicated to teachers, trainers and youth workers that want to develop Professional skills with interactive and inspiring workshops in a friendly atmosphere.

VAEV trainers are highly competent in developing learners’ soft skills. Game based learning & gamification, mentoring & peer coaching, entrepreneurship approaches and effective communication are among the most popular. But there are many training courses.

Vocational education system in Austria

Comparison of educational systems

Digital tools for learning Assessment

Preventing early school leaving

Game based learning and gamification

Teaching global skills through arts

Validation of volunteers' work

Mentoring and peer coaching

Entrepreneurship approaches

Effective communication

How to manage conflict?

Stress management in workplace

Digital turn in your organization

ICT for newly arrived migrants

Integration process of immigrants

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