Month: March 2014

EU Council of Ministers adopted the EU Quality Framework for Traineeships

An IES study coordinated by Kari Hadjivassiliou provided the evidence base for this framework that was adopted on the 10th March 2014. »

Two new reports from Youth Job Patrol

Youth Job Patrol aims to promote the participation of young people in industrial relations (that is to say in the employer-employee relationship and social dialogue) by helping them to get informed about their rights and discuss working conditions in their workplaces through social media. The project consortium consists of organisations and team members who have a long-lasting experience in develo... »

Combining the entry of young people in the labour market with the retention of older workers

A report from the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs edited by Werner Eichhorst (IZA) et al. provides an overview of the employment situation of young and old workers in the EU Member States, setting out the most recent developments during the crisis and dealing with policies implemented to promote the employment of both groups. The evidence collected shows that... »

University of Brighton heads €5m youth unemployment study

PRESS RELEASE The University of Brighton has been chosen to lead a new European-wide research project examining ways of overcoming youth unemployment. The €5m EU-funded ‘STYLE’ project (Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe) involves 25 research partners and over 60   stakeholder organisations across Europe, including, amongst others, the European Youth Forum representing 99 national yo... »