Fostering Education and Inclusion of disadvantaged refugee and migrant learners

The 3Steps project aims to further develop and promote existing best practice trainings from Austria that proved to have a positive impact on young refugees and migrants’ inclusion in the host country, by adapting them to the needs of other national contexts in Europe by first analysing country-specific adaptation needs and in turn, restructuring the content to better respond to the identified needs.

To that end, the 3Steps project is expected to offer a holistic training package to young refugees and migrants (15-25) consisting of 3 interrelated steps:

  • Basic education to improve skills on literacy, numeracy and digital skills;
  • Vocational orientation and blended learning by mentors of the same cultural background as role models;
  • Social inclusion, mutual learning and leisure activities to foster communication with the local community and promote social inclusion.

During its 36-month lifetime, 3Steps will directly and indirectly positively impact:

At least


teachers and trainers from 5 countries

At least


mentors from the partner countries

At least


refugee / migrant youth

3Steps at a glance:

5 national research reports

An outline of adaptation needs 

1 F2F Training programme for teachers’ trainers

1 F2F training programme for Mentors

A 3Step training curriculum for refugee and migrant youth

A European network on social inclusion of (low-skilled) migrants and refugees through education

A transnational network meeting and Conference

1 Policy Brief

2 Info Days



About how to address migrants and refugees in an educational context, providing creative and innovative ideas for teaching and learning.

Curriculum for Trainers [EN]:

Εκπαίδευση Εκπαιδευτών [EL]:


About how to become a good mentor and support young migrants and refugees in different aspects of their life.

Curriculum for Mentors [EN]:

Εκπαίδευση Μεντόρων [EL]:


About how to implement blended teaching model for migrant and refugees’ youth by mentors of the same cultural background.

Youth Training Curriculum [EN]:

Εκπαίδευση Νέων [EL]:


  • Funding programme

    ERASMUS+ KA3 - Social inclusion and common values: the contribution in the field of education and training

  • Duration

    1/1/2020 – 31/12/2022

  • Budget

    503,697.00 EUR

  • Countries

    France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey

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