Trends in youth employment

The visible trend of the last two decades is decline of youth participation in the labour force. One of the main and positive reasons is increased enrollment in scholarization in secondary and tertiary education, resulting in a better-skilled workforce in many countries. The negative aspect is still a significant number of people who are not…

Tackling Youth Unemployment: The European Green Deal and European Youth Guarantee – Opportunities and Challenges

The European Commission’s initiative to “reinforce the Youth Guarantee aims to support young people gaining work experience and developing skills as well as to boost employability and entrepreneurship for a green economy. There is no doubt that the COVID-19 crisis will worsen employment opportunities, and it is feared that young women and men are hit…

Underemployment Of Young People: Greater Global Challenge In Times Of Covid-19

Today, young people are facing a global challenge in the area of ​​underemployment. People over the age of 60 are experiencing the serious health consequences of COVID-19. However, as the new coronavirus is spreading through companies and markets, according to the World Health Organization, young people, who account for about a quarter of the world’s…

Designing evaluation of your own project – 2nd workshop

On Monday, 27th April 2020, Fundacja Rozwoju Demokracji Lokalnej will conduct 2nd part of an online workshop “Designing evaluation of your own project”. During the workshop the representatives of the organisations participating in the project are going to be trained in developing evaluation schemes adequately to their needs. The meetings will lead to the development of evaluation tools that…

International Standard Classification of Education

Level of education is one of the most important factors in predicting one’s future on the job market. As the world’s education systems vary widely in terms of structure and curricular content, in the 1970s the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) developed the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) – a comprehensive…