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