Understanding My Journey is a cross-sector project which aims to support the soft skills and personal development of young people aged 16-30, across a range of contexts and sectors.


We’ve already produced research into soft skills across Europe and have developed and published a Soft Skills Toolkit.

The toolkit will be complemented by a web-based app which is currently in the pilot stage. The project is also creating a Practitioners’ Guide which will introduce practitioners to youth soft skills and help young people develop these.

To download and share the toolkit, please go to the Resources for Tutors page.

  • Positive Attitude
  • Communication Skills
  • Adaptability Skills
  • Time & Energy Management Skills
  • Work Ethic
  • Problem Solving & Analytical Skills
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Leadership Skills

Our partners for this project are

  • Ballymun Job Centre (Ireland)
  • Anespo (Portugal)
  • IFOA (Italy)
  • Oaza (Croatia)
  • STRIM (Poland)
  • Action Synergy (Greece)

For more information on this project, please visit the website or contact james@riseinternational.org.uk 


Collaboration and partnership is at the heart of what we do.

If you would like to find out more about the way we work, get in touch.

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