Employment status quo of young people �in Greece

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The project “Contacts for the Common Future” 2014 focuses on enhancing the cooperation between active young people from FYR of Macedonia and Greece, thereby promoting their active involvement in the local economic development and growth by supporting of youth entrepreneurship and employment. http://www.c4cf.org/

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  • Dr. Peri Kourakli [email protected] Status quo of young people in Greece regarding their needs and trends for employment
  • European Union for Youth Communication of the European Commission ANNUAL GROWTH SURVEY 2013 for EU European Council Youth Structural Dialogue: Active Participation and Employment Join Decision of European Council and European Parliament Establishment of YOUTH GUARANTEE (IP/12/1311-05/12/2012)
  • EU Youth Structured Dialogue: Employment QUALITY EDUCATION GUARANTEE Equal Learning Opportunities for All EU MS should ensure free access for young people to validation of competences gained through non formal education and informal learning Young people should be empowered and supported to take autonomous decisions Educational authorities, youth organisations and other stakeholders should cooperate to integrate non formal education methods and provide more experiential learning opportunities within formal education
  • EU Youth Structured Dialogue: Employment QUALITY TRANSITION FACILITATE Young People Transition to Employment EU Member States should fully implement the European Quality Assurance Reference Framework for Vocational Education and Training, focusing on bringing innovative technologies, teaching methods, and constant updating of curricula EU MS should make the Youth Guarantee long-term oriented and more accessible for all young people, who should be provided with tailored career guidance, skills assessment services and education and job opportunities. In the implementation of the Quality Framework for Traineeships, EU MS should develop policies based on the guidelines outlined in the European Quality Charter on Internships and Apprenticeships
  • EU Youth Structured Dialogue: Employment QUALITY JOBS SECURE Quality Employment for Young People EU MS must create and enforce a legal framework to prohibit and penalise false self-employment used by some employers to avoid open-ended contracts and to circumvent labour and social security law. EU MS must set a non-age discriminatory national minimum wage adjusted to the actual cost of living in the country in which young people work, to guarantee their autonomy and recognise the minimum wage as a social righ. The EC and EU MS should increase the current funding and improve the access to funding for research and innovation to promote change in the industrial model
  • Target Promotion of targeted policies and development measures for youth employment and entrepreneurship for two age groups (15-24 & 25-35 old) emphasizing to youth with lower qualifications. Main actions Promotion of practice and internships Development of permanent from education to the market programs which aims to provide the first job experience to youngsters Promotion of entrepreneurship Main tool Consultation and mentoring Started immediately (2013) National Action Plan for Youth Employment
  • Action Audience Cost (million ) 1 Entering the labor market for unemployed until 29 old 45.000 youngsters 174,90 2 Promotion of innovating youth entrepreneurship and counseling of entrepreneurs 7.000 unemployed 91,00 3 Rural entrepreneurship 3.000 unemployed 12,78 4 National Network of Direct Social Intervention 1.200 unemployed 40,00 5 Social cultural work for youngsters 3.200 unemployed 15,00 6 Subsidy of companies for employing unemployed university graduates 2.500 unemployed 37,50 7 Pilot action for promotion of youth social community enterprises 500 unemployed 7,50 8 Support of companies for employing high specialization personnel 500 unemployed 11,00 Actions of Ministry Labour, Social Security and Welfare National Action Plan for Youth Employment
  • Action Audience (students) Cost (million ) 9 Internships of higher education (universities) 20.500 22,60 10 Internships of higher education (Technological Institutions) 10.000 26,40 11 Internships of Public & Private Vocational Education Institutes 9.200 8,70 12 Internships of Labor Employment Organization 770 10,80 13 Internships of first year students of Commercial Navy Academy 6.000 31,00 14 Apprenticeship for graduates of Technical Education 8.500 16,60 15 Career Offices of higher education (universities) 97.700 4,00 16 Career Offices of higher education (Technological Institutions) 2.800.000 66,00 17 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Units (universities) 45.500 4,60 18 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Units (Technological Institutions) 17.900 3,30 Actions of Ministry of Education & Religion, Culture and Sports National Action Plan for Youth Employment
  • Action Audience (students) Cost (million ) 19 Support of entrepreneurship 1.600 unemployed 60,00 20 Complete intervention for the support of women through entrepreneurship 1.500 unemployed women 20,00 Actions of Ministry of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructures, Transport and Networks Total 3.082.070 youngsters 664.000.000 euros National Action Plan for Youth Employment
  • Profile of Youth Hellenic Statistical Authority (EL.STAT.) 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 % Youth manpower / Sex Youth Men Women 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 % Youth unemployment/ Age group Youth 15-19 20-24 25-29
  • Personal data, unpublished research Which is the sector that you are currently working or you are wishing to work? 1. Creativity 2. Finance 3. Social 4. Environmental 5. Infrastructures 6. IT Profile of Youth
  • Age groups and sex Reasons for looking for another job (9-12/2013) Risk of loss of present job Actual job is a transitional job Actual job does not correspond to their qualification Seeking an additional job to add more hours to those worked in present job Seeking a job with more hours worked than in present job Wish to have better working conditions Seeking a job with less hours worked than in present job Other reasons or not applicable Both 28,5 8,6 8,3 19,1 31,9 22,2 26,3 15 19 0,1 0,1 0,3 0,3 0,5 0,1 20 24 1,0 1,9 1,7 0,9 2,5 2,4 2,6 25 29 3,4 2,2 2,4 2,0 4,9 5,4 2,6 Males 19,1 5,4 4,0 11,3 19,7 14,4 16,6 15 19 0,1 0,1 0,3 0,1 0,2 0,1 20 24 0,4 0,4 0,8 0,7 1,8 2,0 1,5 25 29 1,2 1,3 1,3 1,2 3,3 3,7 1,4 Females 9,5 3,2 4,3 7,8 12,2 7,8 9,7 15 19 0,2 0,4 20 24 0,6 1,5 0,8 0,1 0,7 0,3 1,1 25 29 2,2 0,9 1,1 0,9 1,6 1,7 1,1 Hellenic Statistical Authority (EL.STAT.) Profile of Youth
  • Young Greeks and the Crisis/ FES/ 09-2011 Youth on move 35.000 new EUROPASS scheme 01-05/2011 (22.000 < 30 years) 37% of the young Greeks ready to work abroad (3rd in 30 countries) Estimation of 9% of the graduated and 51% of the PhD holders have left the country There is a longstanding mismatch in the jobs market that successive governments have failed to address ... Young people dont leave university with the skills employers are looking for, Yiannis Stournaras, Financial Times Profile of Youth
  • Eurobarometer/ 2014 Profile of Youth
  • Youth on the Move/ Flash EB No319b/ 05-2011 Which are the most important reasons for youngsters to go to vocational education and training Greece Improve job opportunities 56% Acquire practical skills 34% Higher wage salaries 34% Profile of Youth
  • Youth Unemployment in Greece/ FES/ 11-2012 Ratio Not Searching for Employment (NSFE) of young people under 30 years, more than 12 months (2011-2012) Profile of Youth
  • Greek Youth Start Ups (research) Profile of the research Time: 11/2011 03/2012 Source: Social Media Analytics (Alterian SM2) Coordinator: BaaS (Greece) Cloud of almost 4.000 discussions
  • References Peak Global Entrepreneurship Week (Greece) The start up Daily secret is alive through 1.800.000 of Silicon Valley funds Open coffees Main communication tools Blog Twitter Very few references in Facebook and Media portals Top domains Hellenic Startups Association YES European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs Colab Athens Ewgreece (Global Entrepreneurship Week ) Open coffees Greek Youth Start Ups (research)
  • Greek Youth Start Ups (research)
  • Profile of Youth Eurobarometer/ 2014
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