Helping disengaged young people in times of pandemic

By |maj 22nd, 2020|Education, enterpreneurial education, enterpreneurship, NEETs, News, youth, youth unemployment|

A European-wide project was supporting young disengaged when the COVID-19 outbreak started. EURACTIV has spoken to the organizers about how they adapted to challenging circumstances. 

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Erasmus students in limbo about losing grants from COVID lockdown

By |april 17th, 2020|COVID-19, Education, Erasmus, Erasmus Students, EU youth, higher education, News, youth|

Some 65% of the students who are in Erasmus exchange programmes but subject to confinement measures do not yet know if they will keep or return the grant that was disbursed for their studies, while 7% said they will not get any, according to a report b...

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‘NEETs’: A youth group at high risk of poverty and exclusion

By |marec 24th, 2020|Education, European Youth Guarantee, future of work, labour market, NEETs, News, social exclusion, youth unemployment|

Education and skills gaps are not only a challenge for businesses seeking to recruit, they also make poverty and social exclusion more likely among young people who are excluded from labour and education at the same time. 

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Germany’s Skilled Immigration Act: Who will benefit?

By |februar 28th, 2020|Asylum, Education, equivalence, Germany, immigration, migrants, News, non-EU states, Refugees, skilled workers|

Germany's new law on the immigration of skilled workers, which aims to provide easier access to the German labour market for qualified workers from non-EU countries, will come into force on 1 March. But some experts believe the new law is insufficient ...

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Romania is slow at integrating people with disabilities

By |februar 25th, 2020|children, Education, integration, News, People with disabilities, Romania|

Romania's adult centres offering deplorable reception conditions for people with disabilities, and the country's school system struggling to ensure the inclusion of children with, are a source of concern. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

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The disengaged youth, a pending challenge in the EU

By |februar 11th, 2020|Education, employment, European Youth Guarantee, European Youth Strategy, future of jobs, NEETs, News, OCDE, young people|

The financial crisis of the previous decade was particularly hard on young people. However, as the latest data shows, 15% of young Europeans are neither at work nor studying (NEETs), which means this remains a structural issue.

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‘Relearning’ education in the age of AI

By |november 21st, 2019|artificial intelligence, Education, News, Qatar, skills, World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)|

After decades spent discussing how and what to teach in the classrooms, the focus is now turning more to implementation, experts said at the World Innovation Summit for Education conference in Doha. Education experts discussed how to reap the benefits ...

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Italy’s young farmers: networking for making revenues

By |november 21st, 2019|access to land, agricultural funds, Education, first settlement subsidy, Italy, News, VàZapp, women in agriculture, young farmers|

The number of young people entering the agriculture sector is increasing, but there are many problems to be addressed. Networking is a good way to overcome them. EURACTIV's partner Agronotizie reports.

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EU finance and education ministers hold ‘historic’ meeting to boost skills investment

By |november 8th, 2019|Education, Finance, Finish presidency, investment, long-life learning, MFF, News, skills, skills gap, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Ministers for Finance and Education of the EU member states met on Friday (7 November) for the first-ever joint Council with the aim of discussing the importance of education for a strong economy. 

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CEU provost: Academic freedom is in crisis everywhere in Europe, not only in Hungary

By |september 17th, 2019|Central European University (CEU), Education, Hungary, News|

It is the start of a new semester at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. But this year, many of its students are preparing to move to Vienna, where lectures will start in October. It's because CEU, a private US university founded by the ...

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