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Internship in public authority for people with disabilities

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
Internship at a public authority for up to 6 months including period of introduction and possible need for workplace adjustment.
Target group
Policy Field
  • employment
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Spatial coverage: National
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
The purpose is to provide unemployed persons with a disability the opportunity to work in public authorities. Thereby enhancing their opportunities for future employment.
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
Short term
Type of ideal-typical strategy for the innovation
  • dualisation
  • flexicurity
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • others (internship)
Intended target group
Unemployed disabled persons with reduced working capacity
Working age population
  • employment situation
  • main source of income: social protection
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • central state
  • municipal government
  • regional government
Clarification of the role of various actors
only public authorities/institutions are involved in the role of providing internships.
Intended output
    Intended and unintended outcomes
    too early to say anything about outcome as the initiative has recently been launched.
    Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
    The program was introduced in 2013 and is therefore to new for there to be any available statistics or evaluations on outcomes
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