Improving the employment situation of young people in Europe Mr. Bach Mortensen, Executive Director, Confederation of Dani...
Unemployment rate 15-29 years, 2010Q3 Pct. ANM.: The unemployment rates for the 15-74 years are seasonally adjusted. Sourc...
How to combat youth unemployment <ul><li>Decent basic qualifications (reading, math etc.) for all in primary school </li><...
Vocational education and training  <ul><li>One explanation for the low youth unemployment in Denmark is found in VET </li>...
Vocationally trained across origin Vocationally trained, newly educated, employed, status 2007, per cent Anm.: Uoplyst sam...
Suggestions to improve employability of young <ul><li>Education/training where young people obtain the basic competencies ...
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Henrik Bach Mortensen, Building partnerships with real impact for labour market: Improving the employment situation of young people in Europe

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Henrik Bach Mortensen, Building partnerships with real impact for labour market: Improving the employment situation of young people in Europe

  1. 1. Improving the employment situation of young people in Europe Mr. Bach Mortensen, Executive Director, Confederation of Danish Employers (DA)
  2. 2. Unemployment rate 15-29 years, 2010Q3 Pct. ANM.: The unemployment rates for the 15-74 years are seasonally adjusted. Source: Extraction from Eurostat Labour Force Survey
  3. 3. How to combat youth unemployment <ul><li>Decent basic qualifications (reading, math etc.) for all in primary school </li></ul><ul><li>Economic incentives to look for jobs or education </li></ul><ul><li>A flexible and open labour market which does not exclude the young </li></ul><ul><li>Increased labour market relevance of education at all levels </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vocational education and training <ul><li>One explanation for the low youth unemployment in Denmark is found in VET </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly all VET-graduates are in employment after a year, which also applies to young, male immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>2/3 of the training takes place at a company </li></ul><ul><li>VET-graduates attain solid work experience and can contribute to the production from day one </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vocationally trained across origin Vocationally trained, newly educated, employed, status 2007, per cent Anm.: Uoplyst samt militært arb. er udeladt. Faglærte arb. består af kontor- og håndværkspræget arb. samt arbejde indenfor salg, service, omsorg og landbrug mv. Ufaglært arbejde er arbejde uden særlige kvalifikationskrav. Kilde: DST, særkørsel på forskerordningen Non-western origin Danish origin
  6. 6. Suggestions to improve employability of young <ul><li>Education/training where young people obtain the basic competencies that companies are looking for </li></ul><ul><li>A dual systems is a good way to ubtain this </li></ul><ul><li>A mobile labour maret with many job-openings </li></ul>

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