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EXCEPT Working Paper No. 16

24.11.2017
EXCEPT Working Paper No. 16 “Long-term socio-economic consequences of insecure labour market positions” is now available online!   The report focuses on the socio-economic consequences of unemployment and atypical employment for the economic situation of youth in Europe in the long-term, i.e. when leaving the labour market and transitioning into retirement. The report provides:...
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EXCEPT Working Paper No. 15 is now available

22.11.2017
The impact of the institutional setting and policies on the economic situation of youth in insecure labour market positions in EU-28 & Ukraine The aim of the paper is to study the moderating effect of country institutional context – labour market institutions and policies – of the relationship between economic hardship and labour market status among young adults in Europe. In...
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EXCEPT results presented at a conference in Tallinn University

EXCEPT results presented at a conference in Tallinn University

21.11.2017
Eve-Liis Roosmaa from Tallinn University presented the results of EXCEPT project at a conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of teaching sociology in Tallinn. The conference began with presentations on the most recent research and EXCEPT was one of the projects to be introduced. The presentation by Eve-Liis Roosmaa focused on the educational trajectories of the young people interviewed and t...
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Check new EXCEPT video page!

Check new EXCEPT video page!

20.11.2017
We are happy to invite you to our new page where we gathered EXCEPT project’s videos and appearances on TV. Now you can easily access them at  http://www.except-project.eu/videos-and-tv/. On videos youth share their thoughts and feelings around unemployment, job-seeking and becoming an adult, young people experiencing labour market insecurity tell their stories. Other videos include ...
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EXCEPT identified as a best practice example

13.11.2017
Directorate General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of European Commission published on its website EXCEPT project findings. The project is considered to be a success story and has been highlighted as good practice. http://ec.europa.eu/research/infocentre/article_en.cfm?artid=46361 DG RTD supports research and innovation through European Framework Programmes (FPs). Through the successor...
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EXCEPT results used to answer the question “Is youth nowadays worse than before?”

EXCEPT results used to answer the question “Is youth nowadays worse than before?”

08.11.2017
EXCEPT project results were used in a video to answer the question “Is youth nowadays worse than before?”. In the 1-minute video clip, Lianne Teder, teacher at School of Educational Sciences in Tallinn University, talked about two groups of youth: the ones who are active and involved in informal education and those who have trouble with complying the norms of society reaching the concl...
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EXCEPT at the Roundtable Workshop in Dubai

EXCEPT at the Roundtable Workshop in Dubai

02.11.2017
EXCEPT Project Co-Coordinator Michael Gebel was invited for a talk on "How can surveys help youth policy?". Michael spoke at the roundtable stakeholder workshop on "The role of values in family formation, education and work and subjective wellbeing: what can we learn from the youth studies for the social policy?". This workshop was organized by b'huth (Dubai Public Policy C...
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EXCEPT invited for a keynote speech at the Meeting of Directors General for Youth

EXCEPT invited for a keynote speech at the Meeting of Directors General for Youth

30.10.2017
EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt discussed the results of the EXCEPT project with the leaders of youth policy from all 28 Member States, from European Commission, European Council and the Partnership between the Council of Europe and the European Commission in the field of youth. Her speech stressed the importance of life course policies, i.e. discussing the long-term consequences of insecure ...
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EXCEPT contributes to the new EU youth strategy

EXCEPT contributes to the new EU youth strategy

27.10.2017
EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt participated in EU youth conference „Youth in Europe: What’s Next" where the future of young people was discussed. The conference was held from 24th to 26th of October in Tallinn. With the current EU Youth Strategy coming to an end in 2018, this was an opportunity to rethink and further improve how the EU is working with young people on the iss...
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EXCEPT results presented in Georgia

EXCEPT results presented in Georgia

24.10.2017
EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt presented the results of the project at TEW CCA Workshop on 21st of October, 2017 in Tbilisi. The presentation introduced the results of EXCEPT project to give the listeners ideas on how they could use biographical data that their own project has gathered in Georgia, Azerbaidzhan and Tajikistan. The presentation focused on the notion of autonomy, including the ...
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Results of the EXCEPT Project discussed at a conference of adult educators

Results of the EXCEPT Project discussed at a conference of adult educators

20.10.2017
EXCEPT project team in Tallinn University was invited to participate at the 5th Biennial Conference of the ESREA Research Network for Adult Educators, Trainers and their Professional Development (ReNAdET) titled “Learning journey. Adult educators and/in social changes”. The presentation by Eve-Liis Roosmaa and Epp Reiska started with an overview of the project, its objectives, theoreti...
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Dissemination experience of EXCEPT project shared at a workshop in the frames of conference featuring top European scientists and policymakers

Dissemination experience of EXCEPT project shared at a workshop in the frames of conference featuring top European scientists and policymakers

13.10.2017
At the high-level conference “European Research Excellence - Impact and Value for Society” a workshop dedicated to creating value from social sciences to policy and society was held. Rowena Merritt and Olena Nizalova shared the experience of EXCEPT dissemination activities and how to transfer research results to policy and society. The workshop was organised by the Horizon 2020 funded ...
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EXCEPT photo competition exhibition presented at a scientific conference on the impact and value of European research for society

EXCEPT photo competition exhibition presented at a scientific conference on the impact and value of European research for society

13.10.2017
At the conference “European Research Excellence - Impact and Value for Society” images from the EXCEPT photo competition were displayed. The conference was held on 12th of October in the frames of Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Tallinn. The conference aimed to demonstrate the value of top-level research as one of the main engines of growth in developed c...
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EXCEPT researchers presented the project at European night of the researchers in Turin

EXCEPT researchers presented the project at European night of the researchers in Turin

11.10.2017
Members of Unito team (Sonia Bertolini, Chiara Ghislieri, Antonella Meo, and Rosy Musumeci) publicised EXCEPT project and showed its main results to the general public at a night of experiments, shows and events  "CLOSER- Notte Europea dei Ricercatori" (European night of the researchers) in Turin (Italy). The event is aimed to link Science and Society offering the opportunity to cul...
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EXCEPT in the Swedish mass media

11.10.2017
Björn Högberg from Umeå University wrote a popular scientific summary of one of the joint EXCEPT papers. An article was published in the local newspaper Västerbottens Folkblad and in other media, as well as in two electronic newspapers. "If unemployed can maintain a reasonable level of living, unemployment is less harmful. But we only see that relationship regardi...
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