About the project

Learn all about Smart Step: what it is , the project’s objectives, its phases, and how it’s financed. Below, you can check some valuable files with additional information at your disposal. Empower your journey towards smarter vocational education and training!

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What is Smart Step?

Smart Step is an Erasmus+ Capacity Building project in the field of Vocational education and training (VET) that aims to improve the training programs offered in vocational education and training (VET) schools in Ghana and Cameroon. The project seeks to prepare students for entrepreneurship and bridge the gap between the education system and the labor market.

This is achieved through a strategic partnership between African and European organizations, which provides technical support and relevant knowledge to both the private sector and civil society in the field of entrepreneurship.

Objectives of the project

To establish a comprehensive and collaborative exchange system of good practices, learning processes, and activities to facilitate mutual knowledge.

To introduce specific training on entrepreneurship to VET teachers, tutors, and learners, encouraging them to think about sustainable innovation production and inclusiveness, adapted to their environment.




the state-of-the-art of entrepreneurship in Ghana and Cameroon as career opportunities for young people and identifying the mismatch between the educational approach and the labor market needs.



a Knowledge Exchange Platform where all the training modules and capacity-building programs developed in Smart Step will be shared.



tools, training modules, and resources to the VET centers and the local community about entrepreneurship. To achieve this, incubators will be created in VET schools in order to form, guide, and advise the learners.


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More info

Download the project factsheet with all the key details about the project and a brief project brochure with basic information about Smart Step. If you want to know more about the project, please contact us!

Smart Step factsheet
Smart Step project brochure

This website is co-funded by the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the Smart Step partners and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.

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