DFW2W – Our scope of Work & Areas of Specific Expertise

–!!–STAY AT HOME – CORONA VIRUS and our policy regarding our Projects–!!– Digital Events Coming up: 

Did you join our Digital Events?:

Tourism Talks, took place April 29th, 13:00 CET: You can re-watch it on our Digital Tourism Qualification Forum !

Watch our YME You Tube Multiplier Event

Amazing Erasmus+ Young Migrant Entrepreneurs Project (YME Website) reaching full potential with presentations of the YME products and panels, for young migrant entrepreneur and youth workers. Two years of hard work squeezed  in a YouTube video of 6 hours.  Are you ready to start up a business, than you want to know to more about our Guide for Young Migrant Entrepreneurs, Guide for Youth Workers, trainers and business mentors, our YME Platform and App and last but not laest our Green Book.

EEAR Teams Meeting: February 24th 2021, click here to see what happened

Click here to look back on the EAER GoToWebinar Multiplier Event of February 9th 2021

The Dutch Foundation of Innovation Welfare 2 Work (DFW2W) is an independent, non-profit organisation, based in the Rotterdam Region (Holland), which supports professionals (e.g. European institutes, municipalities, councils, provinces, governments, employment agencies, training providers, youth work organisations, non-profit organisations) and young people (aged 14-35) to reach their full potential in the fields of youth work, youth employment, job matching & mobility, traineeship, education, income, social innovation, inclusion, welfare, young entrepreneurs, of life. For the most recent news of our work and projects, see the You Tube video Social Entrepreneurship is Entrepreneurship, the new initiatives and the Sidebar on the right as well (with our Recent Project News). We have faced the first and now we are in the middle of the third wave of the Corona Virus outbreak… All of our projects have suffered heavily and the time schedules have been delayed and postponed. We also have some good news. Some of our new approved projects are: SesyCare, EDDI, ProCKD, PhotoFX, Places-3T, EMPOWER.ment, Social Media Savvy Part 2, Creating VET Business Partnerships for WBL and ECVET for Digital Publishing


Extended Project due to Corona The following projects have been extended due to Corona:

ReConnect Data Analysis

ReConnect ‘Better Digital Teaching &Learning’

ReConnect (extended), EEAR (including the Social Me Workshop), Journey to Work  5 and 6 (also known as #GoingDutch and #BellaItalia) Elevate, EAER (is extended, for update: please click here), Digital Tourism (is extended for an extra year by the EC) and Young Migrant Entrepreneurs (YME) (extended for 3 months).

An Introduction

The Dutch Foundation is a specialist on the fields of research, innovation and development in the fields of (informal) education, employment, labour mobility, social inclusion, counseling, cultural activities, entrepreneurship & European partnerships. Carla de Vreij, of the Dutch Foundation (see picture on the left) says: ‘Our goal is to set up partnerships and platforms for innovative good practices in our fields of , developing digital information for young citizens and professionals about employment strategies,  mobility, legislation and regulation, the social map of the Netherlands and other countries, such as Turkey, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Belgium, Bulgaria, but also United States of America, Australia, South Africa, China, etc.). Social innovation is one of our priorities.’ DFW2W is engaged and involved in international, national, regional and local projects as well. These projects target young jobseekers, young entrepreneurs, small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), employers & governmental bodies.

European focus

DFW2W is active in a wide range of topics in the European Union, from Early School Leavers and Work to Human Rights, Sustainabillity, Tourism, Entrepreneurship and Sports. Look closely what kind of projects we are currently running and the good practice done. Projects we have done in the past are:  Youth Worknet, (a.k.a. the European Youth Jobseekers Community), PROFARM  NetMe-In and Social Media Savvy. Click on the topic titles above for a summary of what DFW2W does in that area, and for useful links to relevant projects, websites, partners and documents.

The Dutch Foundation is launching new initiatives in 2021, focused on young people between the ages of 18 and 35 to boost youth employment, and young entrepreneurs like ‘Entrepreneurial Hubs’, Places-3T, branding yourself Social Media Savvy 2, ReConnect, Creating VET-Business Partnerships for WBL – see also the most recent news items !), and many more to improve and modernise education and anticipate on the #FutureOfWork, more investment in skills of young people, and better opportunities to learn, work and study abroad.