MOTIVE - New future planning approaches for young people


The project ended on October 31, 2019.

The aim of MOTIVE project is to support young people in a weaker position in the labor market to see their life as a whole, recognize the strengths of and barriers to their professional growth, and work towards realistic professional goals.

The other aim of the project is to develop the future planning methods together with youth and professionals. The professionals will get improved tools to support the youth’s participation, sense of community, health and working skills. The new approaches will utilize digital tools, for example the NäytönPaikka web-service of The Finnish Settlement Movement and e-guidance in immigrant NGOs.

In MOTIVE project, the personal support of young people in vulnerable position strengthen gender equality, social sustainability and parity.

At the end of the project, the approaches will be productized, published in a digital handbook and distributed in Southern Finland.

The project partner are Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk) and R3 Immigrant Youth Association together with youth workshops in Helsinki Vocational College and Ohjaamo Kouvola.

The project period is 3/2017 - 10/2019 and is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

Further information

tki-info [at] (tki-info[at]metropolia[dot]fi)

Eija Raatikainen
Project manager
tel. +358 40 641 8113
eija.raatikainen [at] (eija[dot]raatikainen[at]metropolia[dot]fi)