The participants of the new hairstylist’s training program
were selected through online interviews. The course is available for people
aged 16 to 36 years and living in the Samegrelo region. Due to the current
pandemic, the theoretical part of the course will be held online; practical
training and a paid three-month internship will start after the stabilization of
the current situation.
The program will provide young people with appropriate
professional skills and knowledge to increase their career development and
The dual education program is part of the EU-funded project “EU4Youth
– Enhancing Youth Education, Employment and Participation in Conflict-affected
Areas in Georgia and Ukraine.” The initiative aims to widen education,
employment, and entrepreneurial opportunities for internally displaced persons
and conflict-affected youth and encourages their significant participation in
the community. In Georgia, it is implemented by the Danish Refugee Council
(DRC) and the Education Development and Employment Center (EDEC).