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New article in The Conversation from Mark Smith

Mark Smith has published a new article in The Conversation. It can be found here. Please note, this article is in French. »

New research project in Romania

Maria-Carmen Pantea from BBU Cluj Napoca, Romania is working on a new research project funded by the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation. A youth-centered analysis of the changes in the nature and meaning of work This project aims to gain a better understanding of the meanings young people from vocational education and training (VET) in Romania attribute to work and ... »

What innovations are there in policy governance and policy learning?

  Prof. Ruud Muffels from the University of Tilburg talks about policy innovations for young people in the Netherlands »

LAB Meeting Netherlands 2015

Overview For the implementation an executive board (EB) has been established that was composed by representatives of the ‘Triple Helix” network of stakeholders in the region Mid-Brabant. The board acted under the authority of the steering group for economic development, education and the labour market of Mid-Brabant under the authority of the regional development organisation Midpoint. The board a... »

LAB Meeting Estonia 2015

Overview The LAB meeting took place in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, to reach the maximum number of participants. The meeting with Estonian stakeholder engaged in topics of youth labour markets took place in the 18th months of the STYLE project. The idea was to have the seminar at a time when there are ready some preliminary research results for presentation that could insure higher interest in... »

LAB Meeting Greece 2015

In this second Greek LAB meeting we had broad participation by INE-GSEE, with the presence of eight members of staff of the Specialised Centre for Employment Promotion (EKPA) of INE-GSEE. Prior to this meeting, we had the opportunity to participate in a workshop organised by EKPA-INE and the Municipality of Thessaloniki on “Networking for the Promotion of Local Employment”. In this event, apart fr... »

LAB Meeting Spain 2015

The second Spain Local Advisory Board (LAB) meeting took place at the Faculty of Education of the University of Oviedo on 18th December 2015. The meeting was organised as a seminar and involved key actors of the employers federation, one of the most representative trade unions, and of the Employment Service of Asturias; the representative of the Association of Young Entrepreneurs apologized for hi... »

LAB Meeting Austria 2015

For the second Local Advisory Board (LAB) meeting in Austria we invited four labour market experts to discuss results of the STYLE project (Task 6.2). At the beginning, we presented the project framework and the most important results of the study that were then discussed with the stakeholders step by step. During the discussion the importance of young EU8 migrants* for the Austrian labour market ... »

LAB Meeting Slovakia 2015

The second Slovakian LAB meeting was held at the Slovak Governance Institute in October 2015 in Bratislava. The meeting introduced STYLE project and presented preliminary findings from research tasks in WP4 and WP5 to practitioners and academics working on labour market issues and youth involvement. Invitations were sent beyond the LAB members (Profesia and CELSI) and the meeting was attended by o... »

LAB Meeting Poland 2016

In February 2016, a second LAB meeting took place in Cracow. In the group of invited experts there were representatives of the Voivodship Labour Office in Cracow, Lewiatan (Association of entrepreneurs), County Labour Office in Tarnow, Advisory group ‘Project’, ‘Inret’ Culture and Leisure Industries Cluster and researchers from the Cracow University of Economics. To introduce the discussion at the... »