STYLE Blog

Video – What differences to working parents make to their children’s prospects?

A new video from the recent STYLE consortium meeting in Turin, Dr. Eleonora Matteazzi discusses: What differences do working parents make to their children’s prospects? »

Video – How can different European countries improve the design and implementation of policy?

A new video from the recent STYLE consortium meeting in Turin. Maria Gonzalez Menendez discusses: How can different European countries improve the design and implementation of policy? »

Video: How does self-employment help young people

Don’t miss our short video, How does self-employment help young people, as discussed by Prof. Maura Sheehan. »

STYLE video – Are the work values of the younger generation changing?

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LAB meeting, France

The Local Area Board (LAB) brought together researchers from in Grenoble Ecole de Management with representatives of employers, schools and a specialist research institute in order to discuss the particular challenges facing young people in France and the links with the programme of work for the STYLE project. There were a number of key themes that emerged on the day including the importance of qu... »

Media coverage of STYLE project – Irish Times

The Irish Times has covered the issue of youth unemployment in Ireland, based on research carried out by Economic and Social Research Institute researchers. Overqualified: Workers who know too much »

New blog post from STYLE partner University of Oviedo

In 2014 youth employment and unemployment in Spain exhibited  a weak change of trend, increasing (0.6 per cent points) and decreasing (2 per cent points) respectively, while youth active labour population continued to decrease (see graph). The local advisory board of the project STYLE identified some innovations in youth employment policies in the same year amidst a general important policy inerti... »

May blog from The University of Oviedo (in Spanish)

Style partner Begoña Cueto Iglesias updated her blog, Informe Espania. Informe Espania, May blog »

Expert Roundtable: ‘Social Inclusion through VET – New Opportunities for NEETs’

Kari P Hadjivassiliou was invited to take part in the expert roundtable Social Inclusion through VET – New Opportunities for NEETs which was organized by SOLIDAR on 19th November 2014 in the European Parliament. The event was chaired by Conny Reuter, SOLIDAR Secretary General and was hosted by the MEP Brando Bonifeo, meme of the European Parliament’s Employment Committee. Kari spoke about the magn... »

Federal Reserve Bank & Rutgers Uni Conference Summary

Kari P Hadjivassiliou was invited to take part in the Panel on ‘European Workforce Development Policies: Lessons for the United States’ at the conference, Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century. This conference, held on 15-17 October 2014 in New Jersey (Rutgers University), was cosponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Kansas City and the John J. Heldri... »