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A series of showcases, introducing projects which highlight innovative developments and good practice examples in the field of employment.
This is an excellent opportunity for organisations to demonstrate their success stories to Forum participants, describing in detail the challenges they encountered and how they dealt with them. These sessions are open to anyone attending the Forum. They run over coffee and lunch breaks and are in English only.
We are still working on this year's programme. Please see last year's presentations below:
Fighting e-skills shortages and unemployment: the e-jobs-observatorye-jobs Observatory
Although information technology and the Internet are major drivers of employment in the EU, there is a shortage of skilled professionals in e-jobs. The PIN-ProInterNet project, supported by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the EC, has established a network of e-jobs stakeholders to align training offers to the market needs. As a result, training guidelines, and a ‘Labelisation and Certification’ process, have been developed to identify the local markets for ICT training courses, as well as the course providers.
Labour Force Development ActivitiesMinistry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan
In the last decade, Azerbaijan has been one of the fastest-growing economies. The Government of Azerbaijan is committed to tackling reform challenges which are critical to the well-being of the population. More than 1,702,085 work places have been created over the past 9 years.
The Swedish smorgasbord of ways to get and to create work opportunitiesThe District of Lundby in Gothenburg
The District of Lundby in Gothenburg has identified the importance of structural cooperation within employment by helping unemployed people to be self-sufficient. The Jobcentre offers activities such as job training, practices within the workplace, vocational training, job search activities and work assessment. This unit offers business advisory and entrepreneurial training for the participants.
Tackling Youth Unemployment in SwedenIngeus
With youth unemployment remaining stubbornly high in most of Europe, governments are realising that there are no magic bullets. This presentation explores some of the practical, everyday measures that Ingeus Sweden has been developing to support young people into decent, sustainable employment. Through innovative use of group work, harnessing the power of peer learning and targeted employer engagement Ingeus Sweden has achieved job outcomes of up to 70% among 16-24 year olds.
The European Globalisation Fund – Winds of OpportunitiesRingkøbing-Skjern MunicipalityRingkøbing-Skjern was once the cradle of green energy technologies. The local wind-mill company Vestas created thousands of jobs. However, since 2009 the company has made many employees redundant. With support from the European Globalisation Fund the Municipality could up-skill unemployed people from Vestas making a sustainable impact on the labour market.
Employment and Skill Forecasting for Real Business NeedsNorth Tyneside PartnershipShowcasing a strategic partnership using data from Planning Applications to forecast numbers and types of skills require both during and post construction. Using industry tested coefficients the tool effectively identifies future labour requirements at the earliest stage possible. The data is used to inform curriculum designers and strategic employability planners.Note: the tool is web based and will be able to be demonstrated.
Northern lights your very own way back on trackThe Municipality of Piteå
In sparsely populated areas of northern Europe it is very challenging to reduce the exclusion of people who are located away from the labour market.
The ESF founded project Northern Light contributes in developing the participants through a holistic and individual approach.
The New Reality of WorkEurociett
The new world of work brings increasing varieties of contractual arrangements between workers and employers. Labour law is evolving with non-traditional forms of employment developing . The rapid pace of change is making labour market intermediaries essential to this new reality.
CLAVIS, the key to work and citizenshipHalmstad MunicipalityCLAVIS is working to combat exclusion and prejudices against people with mental disabilities. The hallmark of CLAVIS is that recovery is possible for everyone. In this context it means creating new goals and new meaning to approach the labour market. Through its unique methods, the participants can, after several years of isolation in the home now be a part of labour market.
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