P2 Kathrin Hoeckel

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Material of the 10th Annual meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development |23-25 April 2014 | Stockholm, Sweden
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P2 Kathrin Hoeckel

  1. 1. JOB CREATION JUST AHEAD: BUILDING ADAPTABLE LOCAL LABOUR MARKETS PLENARY SESSION 2: PARTNERSHIPS TO SUPPORT SCHOOL TO WORK TRANSITIONS Introduction by Kathrin Höckel OECD Education and Skills Directorate 10th Annual Meeting 24th-25th April 2014, Stockholm, Sweden
  2. 2. 15%
  3. 3. “If there is a will, there is a way!”
  4. 4. “I am fed up! I quit!”
  5. 5. OECD Action Plan for Youth Tackle the current youth unemployment crisis:  Tackle weak aggregate demand and boost job creation  Provide adequate income support to unemployed youth (based on mutual obligation)  Use cost-effective active labour market measures (counselling, job-search assistance, entrepreneurship)  Tackle demand-side barriers to the employment of low-skilled youth  Encourage employers to continue or expand quality apprenticeship and internship programmes Strengthen the long-term employment prospects of youth:  Strengthen the education system and prepare all young people for the world of work (reduce drop-out, foundation, transversal and labour market relevant skills for all)  Strengthen the role and effectiveness of VET (employer engagement, labour market relevance)  Assist the transition to the world of work (workplace training, career guidance)  Reshape labour market policy and institutions to facilitate access to employment and tackle social exclusion (equal treatment permanent/temporary employees, longer trial periods)
  6. 6. It’s everyone’s business
  7. 7. Young people need a protected space to grow
  8. 8. Value individual talent

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