The Youth Progress Index was developed to assess young people’s quality of life around the world. It provides a country-based measurement framework for evidenced-based policy making on youth issues related to factors such as access to education, healthcare, housing, quality of jobs, civic and political participation and environmental sustainability, amongst others. It complements other leading global efforts such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which promotes a more holistic approach to progress and its measurement.
A new publication of the 'Youth Knowledge' series of the partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth. This publication presents the state of the art of learning mobility in the very complex and heterogeneous European youth field.
Eurodesk’s first European-wide research report has been released. The report focuses on the level of access to youth information about mobility opportunities and tracks young people’s preferences in looking for, receiving and engaging with information. The research report investigates preferred channels of interaction and receiving information. It continues with exploring the expectations young people have on the services provided by mobility advisors and actors working with young people. Lastly it concludes with a chapter of further recommendations for European and national stakeholders.
Transport, disability and opportunity: Understanding the role of transport in the lives of young disabled Londoners seeking employment or opportunities
This report from Partnership for Young London, looks at how transport in London can present challenges for young disabled people trying to access opportunity. It features focus group research, with over 45 young disabled people, as well as some borough data analysis. It recommends the establishment of a seperate youth and disability advisory group for TfL, and for more development and sharing of good practice regarding travel training.
The study, requested by the European Parliament CULT committee, provides an in-depth assessment of the Commission’s legislative proposal for the establishment of the European Solidarity Corps.
The Report, published by the European Commission's Eurydice network, aims to provide an overview of the main features of national fee and support systems as well as more detailed information on each individual country.
The booklet is the result of the HousErasmus+ two years project conducted by the Erasmus Student Network (ESN), the European University Foundation (EUF), the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) and the Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA) with the aim to map the current housing situation in Europe and offer a platform for exchanging experience and good practices between stakeholders.
The OECD report provides key information on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and the learning environment and organisation of schools.
The 2017 edition presents a new focus on fields of study, investigating both trends in enrolment at upper secondary and tertiary level, student mobility, and labour market outcomes of the qualifications obtained in these fields.
Published by the European Commission, the report presents the findings of a major study mapping, describing and analysing the contribution that youth work makes to supporting young people in achieving competences that will help them to fulfil personal aspirations and become active citizens in Europe.
The Eurydice report examines the recommended minimum instruction time in full-time compulsory general education in 2016/17 in 42 European education systems.
The annual European Commission main report aims to provide evidence and analysis and to review trends and upcoming challenges on the labour market.
A Europe-wide toolkit inspired by successful VET practices in helping young people to attain at least an upper secondary qualification.
Published by the Council of Europe, the present publication highlights 16 projects within the field of Human Rights Education and aims to give an insight into the variety and wealth of youth work practices in this area.
Published by the EU-CoE youth partnership, the document offers an overview of the youth policy: its main concepts, principles, and challenges, in a visually captivating way and using clear, plain and simple language.
The Digital Dashboard is an e-platform built to listen and understand what opinions young people are voicing online.
This report maps patterns of intergenerational social mobility in the EU countries. It first looks at absolute social mobility, how societies have changed in terms of structural and occupational change and societal progress. Then it turns to relative social mobility (‘social fluidity’), the opportunities for individuals to move between occupational classes.
The Report, published by the European Commission's Eurydice network, is an overview of the main features of national fee and support systems and contains detailed information on each individual country.
The Eurofound report explores the main characteristics and consequences of gender gaps in labour market participation.
Launched by People for Change Foundation, YouthMetro is a vast repository of youth policy.
The ILO knowledge platform is a resource designed to improve understanding of those policies and actions that aim to improve labour market outcomes for young people.
Published by CEDEFOP, the study maps and analyses the shift to learning outcomes in education and training policies and practices across Europe.
Published by the European Youth Forum, the publication aims to gather evidence from existing research on the role youth organisations play in both developing the potential of young people as members of society and in terms of the impact they make on society.
The OECD publication provides an in-depth review of recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries.
Published by Eurofound, this report emphasises the importance to focus on the specific needs of different groups of young people who are NEET (young people not in employment, education or training).
Published by the European Youth Forum, the report examines the social situation of youth and assesses the quality of social policies and social protection and services available to young people.
Hall Aitken, commissioned by YouthLink Scotland, produced this report about the value of youth work in Scotland .
Published by the European Commission, the report marks a quarter of a century of EU youth programmes accompanied by EU youth policy. It brings together some of the thinking that inspires, and is inspired by, EU actions for youth to encourage debate about what youth work and non-formal learning can contribute to European education.
The 2015 EU Youth Report was published on 15 September 2015. It presents a full picture of the situation of young people in Europe and how policymakers have addressed it in the period 2013-2015.
The report, published by the European Commission's Eurydice network, shows how fee and support systems (including grants and loans) work in higher education in Europe.
Overview of relevant European studies and findings on learning mobility projects and how they can enhance young people’s employability.