My HandScraft – Migrants Hands and Skills to Create a Future Track is a 30-month project aiming to develop & test an innovative education & training programme addressed to low-skilled adults with migrant background
(especially newly-arrived migrants, asylum seekers and refugees) to support their social
and economic integration into society and labour market.

The project is addressed to the following target groups:

Adult migrant learners

Newly-arrived migrants, refugees & asylum seekers. Low-qualified in hosting society, need for social inclusion, economic integration & valorisation of their knowledge & heritage;

Adult learners

Active in artistic & handicraft fields in need to increase their innovative & creative potential in alignment with the European creative economy;

Adult educators

In need to extended their competences & scale up professionalisation according to the cultural factors & societal diversity.

Within the project, the following activities will be carried out:


Field study research

on needs and skill shortages of migrants and local handcrafters development of a state of the art report

Design of a collaborative e-learning platform

as an online management system with several components

Development of an e-educational programme

encompassing 3 training packages and deployment of 13 local workshops per country to improve the basic skills and key competences of migrants in the handicraft field

Development of a handbook

to support adult educators working with migrants & of a digital guide for handcrafters with video material demonstrating the skills & artefacts developed during the workshops

Organisation of MyHandScraft Forums & festivals

in each country, of an international Festival in Lithuania and of a joint staff training event delivered in Palermo with trainers from all partner countries