Focus group 2 – Slovakia

Second Focus group meeting of Slovakian organisations taking part in Youth Impact project will be organised by PEDAL Consulting on Monday 27th January 2020 in Vranov nad Topľou. Local youth organizations focusing their efforts on youth activation, involvement, empowerment, and employment will be joining the meeting. The objectives of the focus groups are to familiarize participants…

Youth Activation Weekend Training – Ružomberok (Slovakia)

PEDAL Consulting organizes a weekend training in Slovak city of Ružomberok January 24-25 2020. The training is focused on youth activation, involvement, empowerment and also employment, accompanied by evaluation assessing the success of these processes. If you are an organisation from Ružomberok area working with youth and are interested in the training, please contact PEDAL…

Decreased unemployment rate in Slovakia

The overall unemployment rate decreased to 4,94 percent in October 2019. Expressed in absolute numbers, the total number of jobseekers was 136,192. However, according to the statistics data from Central Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family, the unemployment rate was significantly higher in case of two specific target groups; namely in case of youth…

NEET rate in Poland

As we wrote in earlier articles one of the biggest problems of transition from education to work is the significant share of young people, who are no longer in education or training, but they also do not have a paid job. So-called NEETs are usually counted in the population aged 15-24.  In Poland such age…