ITALY : Cosenza. NoNeets project’s second meeting – 10-13 of November 2014

La Città dei Ragazzi di Cosenza ha ospitato la riunione del partenariato internazionale del progetto comunitario “NoNeets”, che si inquadra in un programma generale per l’apprendimento permanente. Il progetto coinvolge un partenariato misto pubblico-privato molto ampio, che comprende anche rappresentative di Francia, Belgio, Spagna, Romania e Repubblica Ceca. Il fenomeno dei Neets, giovani senza istruzione…

How the EU is working to reduce unemployment

Young, promising and unemployed. It might be International Youth Day on 12 August , but for the more than 5.3 million Europeans under 25 without a job, there will be little to celebrate. All the more reason for the EU to make tackling unemployment a priority. Read on to discover what is being done to…

The new Erasmus+ programme 2014-2020

The new Erasmus+ programme aims to support actions in the fields of Education, Training, Youth and Sport for the period 2014-2020. Erasmus+ replaces seven programmes bringing together : the Lifelong Learning Programme (Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius and Grundtvig), the Youth in Action programme, five international cooperation programmes (Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink, the programme for cooperation with industrialised…

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France

ERM comparative analytical report on Recent Policy Developments related to those Not in Employment, Education and Training Although the concept of NEETs is not commonly used in France the problem of youth employment and school/university to job transition seem to have moved up the agenda in recent years. There is an increasing number of initiatives…

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Spain

ERM comparative analytical report on Recent Policy Developments related to those Not in Employment, Education and Training (NEET) In Spain, the NEET category (“ni-ni” in Spanish) has been mostly used in the media. Consequently, there is no clear definition of this concept, as it is scarcely used by policy makers, social scientists or social partners.…

Czech Republic

ERM Comparative Analytical Report on Recent Policy Developments related to those Not in Employment, Education and Training (NEET) Unemployment of NEETs is not currently regarded as a priority in the Czech Republic in terms of solution urgency and is mostly viewed as one of the issues in the employment policy, i.e. in addition to unemployment…

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Belgium

Final questionnaire for Comparative Analytical Report (ERM) on young people Not in Employment, Education and Training (NEET) The NEET issue is quite hard to analyse in Belgium because of the multiplicity of the actors involved and the lack of an unique and clear policy on it. On the public action field,, the NEET issue refers…