Presentation on theme: "Visegrad Youth. Comparative review of the situation of young people in the V4 countries Ewa Krzaklewska Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland Pool of."— Presentation transcript:
Visegrad Youth. Comparative review of the situation of young people in the V4 countries Ewa Krzaklewska Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland Pool of the European Youth Researchers, COE&EU Youth Partnership
Plan of review Young people situation in the V4 countries – background information Comparative analysis of the four focus themes 1. Employment & Entrepreneurship 2. Voluntary activities and their international dimension 3.Participation 4.Non-formal learning
Population data => Population aging, low fertility, late motherhood
Voluntary activities and their international dimension
Potential for growth New attitude: -Information accessible -New media -Institutional engagment -Business -Local activism Volunteering Lack of recognitio n/ prestige Not in a career model Low awarness Low NGO recources Lack of understa nding why it is needed
Non-formal learning Non-formal learning is purposive but voluntary learning that takes place in a diverse range of environments and situations, for which teaching/training and learning is not necessarily their sole or main activity (Chrisholm 2005)
Recommendations 1 Employment -Quality employment -Internships -Individualised counselling - PES -Promoting entrepreneurial activity -Promoting women participation in the labour market
Recommendations 2 Promoting volunteering -As a part of curricula -As a tool for social inclusion -Of an intercultural/international character -Strengthening NGO’s capacity
Recommendations 3 Strenghtening youth participation -Strenghtening local participation -Finding you ways to involve young people e.g. online -Appreciate alternative participation by listening actively to its results -Empowering young people as leaders
Recommendations 4 Non-formal learning -Recognition of diverse forms of non-formal learning -Investments into youth workers competences -Widen access to intercultural encounters PLUS: V4 collaboration should be encouraged!
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