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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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Work and Youth social exclusion panel at the Conference of Italian Society of Economic Sociology in Milan

11.10.2017
Except researchers Sonia Bertolini and Rosy Musumeci will coordinate a panel “Work and Youth social inclusion/exclusion: What integration of the new forms of employment and ways of working is there" during the second Conference of SISEC (Italian Society of Economic Sociology) “The fate of work: between a search for meaning and digital revolution. Ethics, rights, and regulatio...
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Article about long-term unemployed youth in one of the biggest daily newspapers in Estonia

03.10.2017
EXCEPT project coordinator, Marge Unt published an article about long-term unemployed youth in Estonia in one of the biggest daily newspapers - Eesti Päevaleht. The article started with the story of a young man interviewed by the EXCEPT project and the possible consequences of long-term unemployment. The focal point of the article was what local government can do to improve the situation of y...
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New EXCEPT Working Paper published

21.09.2017
The 14th EXCEPT Working Paper devoted to good practices on youth labour market inclusion is now available for readers! The Working Paper highlights 22 best practices for managing labour market risks faced by young people, and draws on best examples from all nine EXCEPT Project countries. These measures have been proposed by EXCEPT project partners with a view to facilitating mutual learning and...
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EXCEPT policy panel discussion in Ukraine

EXCEPT policy panel discussion in Ukraine

19.09.2017
Ukrainian and UK EXCEPT teams organised a policy panel discussion on EXCEPT findings during the international conference “People Matter: Quality of Life and Population Wellbeing in Post-Transition Economies”, which took place on September 14-15 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The panel discussed was titled “Youth in the Focus: Impact of labour market exclusion and job insecurity on later life ...
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Youth Unemployment and insecure Jobs: What is their impact on European Youth in terms of Wellbeing & Health and long-term Economic Consequences?

13.09.2017
Kerstin Wilde, Project Advisor from the European Commission in the Research Executive Agency, presented EXCEPT on Thursday, September 7th, 2017, in a team meeting. Focus was on EXCEPT´s research concept, mixed methods and the first research outcomes: She presented how Young People in the EU face their individual situation of a macro-economic problem - and which impact it has on their he...
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EXCEPT paper presented at the 50th Annual Conference of British Social Policy Association

07.09.2017
A key methodological paper on measuring socioeconomic consequences of employment uncertainty for youth has been presented at the 50th Anniversary Conference of the British Social Policy Association. The conference titled “Social Inequalities: Research, Theory and Policy” took place in Durham, UK on July 10-12, 2017.  In their paper, Professor Dr Dirk Hofäcker and Prof...
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