Millions of young people need better job skills. Here’s how businesses can help

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Globalization, technology, expanding webs of trade and commerce, automation and the rise of artificial intelligence are changing labour markets at a rapid, uneven pace around the world. As a […]

There’s a global learning crisis and it’s leaving millions without basic skills

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Silvia Montoya, Director, UNESCO Institute for Statistics Skill development is a critical part of preparing for work in the future, even for jobs that do not exist yet. A child who cannot read, write or perform at least […]

A Sting Exclusive: “Education in Europe, fostering skills development inside and outside the school system”

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This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Daniela Runchi, President of the European Confederation of Junior Entreprises Education is today in Europe a hot topic, with many initiatives taking place to promote the development of the citizens of tomorrow, both inside and outside the traditional school system. Indeed, there seems to be a gap between […]

JADE Generations Club: Connecting perspectives, changing Europe.

On the 4th of November JADE organised Generations Club 2014 in Brussels, as a unique opportunity to send a message to a European society by skills mismatch and youth unemployment. This invitation-only event brings together senior representatives of the private and public sector and entrepreneurs together with young leaders of some of the biggest youth […]

On Youth Education: “Just a normal day in the life of a medical student”

European Youth Insights is a platform provided by the European Youth Forum and the European Sting, to allow young people to air their views on issues that matter to them. Written by Rachel Bruls, medical student at the University of Amsterdam and Regional Assistant for Medical Education in Europe for the IFMSA And there I found myself […]