Unlocking the potential of social economy enterprises in rural area (10th September 2021)

Rurality: Meaning and defining dimensions

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24.June.2020 – 15:00h CET | PREMIUM SESSION Aleksandar Lukic (University of Zagreb, CRO) Rurality: Meaning and defining dimensions Rurality is a growingly complex definition. Sometimes, it is also seen as negative social category. This webinar will explore different meanings of rurality, based on criteria such as population, landscape, economic activities and other.  Sign up for this session

NEETs: profiles and typologies

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29.June.2020 – 15:00h CET | PREMIUM SESSION Massimiliano Mascherini (Head of Social Affairs Unit, Eurofound) NEETs: profiles and typologies Youths not in Employment, nor in Education and Training (NEET) is a very heterogenous group. Some distinctions have been made between subgroups, based on age subclasses or on unemployment/inactivity status. For the past decade, Eurofound has worked to capture more specific types of NEETs and how they may differ across sex, age groups or degree of urbanization.  Sign up for this…

Good practices to reconnect young rural NEETs: public policies versus local responses

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Based on the results of two research projects, one focusing on the implementation of the European Youth Guarantee program in Portugal and the other a case study at the local level with young rural NEETs, we intend to discuss and reflect on the potential and limits of these two types of intervention aimed at reconnect young people in NEET situations with institutions - educational, training and for employability. Sign up for this session

NEET youths profile in The Azores: What do we know so far? (In English)

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6.July.2020 - 15:00h CET | National stakeholders involvement webinars Francisco Simões (CIS; ISCTE-IUL) NEET youths profile in The Azores: What do we know so far? (In English) This webinar aims at synthesizing the current knowledge about NEETs in The Azores Islands. To do so, the session will start by an analysis of the evolution of NEETs in Europe, Portugal and The Azores, for the past 10 years. Afterwards, three studies that were undertaken in Region will be summarized. These studies…

Youth participation in labour markets: Insights from 11 European countries

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09.July.2020 – 15:00h CET | PREMIUM SESSION Jale Tosun (Heidelberg University, GER) Youth participation in labour markets: Insights from 11 European countries This webinar will draw on the CUPESSE projects findings to analyze youth participation in the labour markets. Some findings stem from this research project. Family matters: there is a striking degree of parent-child similarity in the work-related attitudes, values and decisions and labor market outcomes. Many young Europeans depend on the financial assistance from their parents even if…

Estonian Youth Guarantee and Its Values

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13.July.2020 – 15:00h CET | PREMIUM SESSION Heidi Paabort (Eesti Avatud Noortekeskuste Ühendus) | Kerli Kõiv (Eesti Avatud Noortekeskuste Ühendus) Estonian Youth Guarantee and Its Values Young people who are not in education, employment, or training (NEET) are one of the most important global social challenges (OECD 2011). The European Council (2013) suggested that every Member State should support young people to avoid the subsequent high costs of excluding young people from the labour market, education, and training. In 2013, the European Council…

Being NEET in Europe Before and After the Economic Crisis: An Analysis of the Micro and Macro Determinants

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16.July.2020 – 15:00h CET | PREMIUM SESSION Antonella Rocca (University of Naples, IT) Being NEET in Europe Before and After the Economic Crisis: An Analysis of the Micro and Macro Determinants This webinar will analyse the main determinants of the propensity to NEET status in a selection of European countries. For the younger cohort, NEET status is mainly influenced by the school-to-work transition while for the older cohort (NYNA) this status is primarily due to labour market functioning and institutional…

The perceived prestige of agricultural occupations among youth

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20.July.2020 – 15:00h CET | Online meeting point Miroslava Bavorova (Czech University of Life Sciences Prague) The perceived prestige of agricultural occupations among youth Low prestige of agricultural occupations may result in low interest of youth to work in agriculture. This contributes to the lack of labour in agriculture and to rural-urban migration, problems prevalent worldwide. Not much research has been done to understand the perceived prestige of agricultural occupations. To close this gap, in the project presented, we investigate…

Becoming a young farmer in the digital age: case studies on European islands

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31.July.2020 – 15:00h CET | ONLINE MEETING POINT Ilkay Unay-Gailhard (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)) Becoming a young farmer in the digital age: case studies on European islands The purpose of the webinar meeting is twofold. First, presentation of carried activities during my 3 weeks Short-Term Scientific Mission (STSM) in the Azores Island, as well as at University Institute of Lisbon. This first part of the presentation aims to give insights on the organization of STSM…

Lisbon Conference

ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649, Lisbon

VISIT THE OFFICIAL CONFERENCE WEBSITE During the COST-Lisbon Conference, Ingrid Schoon (University College of London, UK), Michael Corbett (Acadia University, Canada) and other invited keynote speakers, together with interested scholars and emerging researchers will contribute to the scientific debate of these issues. As the knowledge about rural youth in general – and their education & training, in particular – does not seem to be consolidated among European researchers, the conference has the purpose to shade light on emerging trends and…

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