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Preventing Early School Leaving phenomenon in the EU through practical and innovative solutions – motivatEyoUth is an Erasmus+ co-funded project that aims to develop a multi-intervention program for youth and youth workers and focus on the early school leaving phenomenon, to reduce the factors that create it and draw direct and indirect actions towards the target groups.  motivatEyoUth is based on two key pillars: Early School Leaving (ESL) Prevention and Intervention; Through the project, prevention actions for youth prone to present high-risk behaviors will be developed, as well as intervention measures and actions for youth classified as Early Leavers from Education and Training” (ELET), to prevent, remedy and reduce Early School Leaving. This project started in February 2019 and will last 24 months, with the involvement of 5 European countries: Italy, Cyprus, Portugal, Poland and Spain.


Young people between 14 -18 years old

Young people between 18-24 years old (ESL/ELET)

Teachers, educators, youth workers, trainers, social workers, healthcare professionals, coaches


A core aim of the motivatEyoUth project is to promote quality youth work and provide youth workers with capacity-building material and activities, so they will be adequately prepared to address the risks of early school leaving.

– create an identification, prevention and intervention programme for ESL through innovative tools and activities  

– provide opportunities for continuous education to professionals directly involved with youth through open education and innovative practices  

 – educate and support professionals to recognize, prevent and deal with ESL  

 – motivate youth with innovative methodologies 

 – reduce ESL levels on a local, national and European level  

 – create innovative ways of communication between the involved target groups and relevant professionals


1 experts programme toolkit

2 online game “Journey to your future” 

3 ICT tool for competence assessment online educational

4 platform available for everyone

These results will be tested during two short term 3 days workshops that will take place in Poland and Cyprus.

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