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Department of Spatial Planning
Research project

Perspektive Beruf - Implementation of a Cross-agency Transition System

Project duration: November 2011 to Oktober 2013

The project “Perspektive Beruf  - Implementation of a cross-provider transition system from school to work in the Kassel district of Wesertor is funded by the ESF federal program“ Education, Economy, Work in the District (BIWAQ) ”, which is a city and district-related labor market program in addition to the investments was launched by the federal government as part of the urban development program “Socially Integrative City”.

The aim of the project is to provide the young residents of the Kassel district of Wesertor with career prospects. The goal is implemented in several modules: Through targeted transition management, secondary school students receive professional orientation and prepare them for a tailor-made training. In the workshops of the Buntstift Production School there is the opportunity to get to know processes related to the world of work and to develop realistic job ideas. Young people who have withdrawn from school-based learning receive a suitable educational offer at the production school and can do their compulsory schooling there or prepare for vocational training.

In a subcontract for BuntStift gGmbh, Kassel, the Institute for Spatial Planning is working on the conception of a school competition, the Laden3 marketing concept, evaluation, product development, ecological aspects, and recycling department store.