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Open Employment – Does it work?

Open Employment – Does it work?

July 18, 2011 No Comments

Many perceive the value of open mainstream employment, that is where an individual works in regular employment with little support and alongside non-disabled persons, to be the only way forward for employment of persons with learning disabilities. Although we agree fully that open employment is by far the most inclusive setting, we also acknowledge that […]

Playmobil Malta – enabling productivity

Playmobil Malta – enabling productivity

July 18, 2011 No Comments

Thanks to an excellent collaboration between Empower, Inspire and Playmobil Malta, 7 individuals with learning disabilities and autism work in harmony on the same shop floor as the rest of the employees, and even man their own production line!  

Empower – a social enterprise

Empower – a social enterprise

July 18, 2011 No Comments

Empower aims to make a difference in people’s lives by creating apprenticeship schemes and job opportunities for persons with learning disabilities. From back office support, production line work and soon catering and hospitality, our people are keen, enthusiastic and ready to show their abilities.

Empower “concept” wins at Ideas from Europe!

Nathan Farrugia, Empower Director, explained the idea behind Empower’s ‘mixed abilities’ teams that maximise human potential and help individuals...

Empower partners with the ETC to act on a national level

In June this year Empower joined forces with the Malta Government Employment and Training Corporation to extend its services...

Qualified and Available!

A handful of our employees have now achieved their Food Handling License and are ready to put their newly...

The Launch of Empower

On Tuesday the 6th of September 2011 the board of trustees of Empower launched the Social Enterprise at the...

Open Employment – Does it work?

Many perceive the value of open mainstream employment, that is where an individual works in regular employment with little...