The report on Traineeships under the Youth Guarantee looks at how traineeship schemes can be successful learning experiences for young people, in supporting them to acquire essential skills for the labour market. It also takes a look at different measures that contribute to the quality of traineeships and prevent their misuse. This report is one in a series of five reports on Youth Guarantee delivery, presenting existing practices from the ground from the first five years of its implementation.
Stocktaking report on the application of the EU Quality Framework for anticipation of change and restructuring
The Quality Framework for Restructuring is a set of principles and good practices to help companies anticipate change and mitigate the employment and social effects of restructuring operations. This report assesses the implementation of the Framework, presents currents trends and outlines the different instruments put in place by the European Commission to improve the way companies anticipate and manage restructuring processes.
Study on monitoring the application of the EU Quality Framework for anticipation of change and restructuring
This study assesses how the EU Quality Framework for anticipation of change and restructuring has been implemented in 2014 and 2015. It also provides elements for reflection on whether there is a need to revise the framework or take any further initiatives with regard to the anticipation and management of restructuring.
Since its launch in 2013, the Youth Guarantee has supported millions of young people across the European Union to find a job, a traineeship, an apprenticeship or to continue in education. Yet despite this, too many young Europeans are still without work. Across the EU, more effort is needed so that all young people can benefit from quality offers under the Youth Guarantee.
This report looks at the role of education and training in developing the relevant skills of young people, and thus supporting them in their transition into employment. It is one in a series of five reports on Youth Guarantee delivery, presenting existing practices from the ground from the first five years of its implementation.
A wealth of evidence has just been collected and analysed by the European Commission, to identify the trends that are shaping the future: that of the world of work; and that of the vocational education and training systems in the EU Member States.
This issue of Social Agenda is based on two sources. One is the 2018 edition of the Economic and Social Developments review, which came out in July 2018. It focuses on the impact of technological transformation on the employment and social situation.
The other is the concluding conference of a three-year project on the changing nature and role, since 1995, of vocational education and training in the EU plus Iceland and Norway, carried out by Cedefop (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training). This conference took place in November during the central EU-level event of the European Vocational Skills Week.
With a key question running like a red thread from one article to another: how best to empower people in the face of a changing world of work?