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Lets talk about jobs


12-14 September 2012 | Tipperary, Ireland

The project to bring together a group of like minded professionals from different countries and discuss best practice in tackling Youth Unemployment. The project will take the form of an international seminar run over 3 days in Tipperary Ireland.
The aim is to give overview what structures are working in order to support young job-seekers. During the seminar participants will visit different organisations and the focus is on empowering, sharing experiences and partner finding. Short seminar for people that are working with unemployed young people. During the visit participants will visit different structures and the focus is in best practices, empowering, sharing experiences and partner finding. The project aims to bring together a group of likeminded professionals from different countries and discuss best practice in tackling Youth Unemployment. This study visit will bring youth workers from Europe to exchange practices and give them an overview how the local structures are working in order to support young job-seekers and how different actors in the field are co-operating (non-formal learning, school sector, special youth work, private sector) Themes will include Ensuring a smooth transition from education to workplace Providing lifelong guidance for young people furthest from the labour market Ensuring safe and decent jobs for young people Understanding the Disconnected Youth phenomenon in Europe and its economic and social costs Looking at actions of engagement to help disadvantaged young people who suffer more than most in times of economic downturn The social wefare/poverty trap Exploring the global dimension of youth employment Local national and European responses what works. The objectives: To document a very use full piece of research To create a road map for future youth engagements To share best practice To build working relationships for future cooperation To exchange good practices of working with young job-seekers To get insight in various methods To visit diverse organizations that work in this field. Enhance further cooperation within the framework of Youth in Action. Profile of participants: 1. Youth workers /or people from other relevant areas (such as social work, youth work, school drop-outs, employment field etc) directly working with unemployed young people and social inclusion and motivated, interested in the topic. 2. Being able to understand and communicate in English as working language 3. Having understanding and basic knowledge about YiA-programme (own experience/materials from NA)

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Training overview

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This Seminar is

for 32 participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth Policy makers,Youth Leader,unemployment field,

Working language(s):



Tipperary Regional Youth Service (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Donal Kelly


Phone: +3536252604


Food,travel while in Ireland, accommodation all covered. 70% of Flights covered.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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