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The Groupe Renault is committed to youth employment and training in France

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To this end, the Group partners today for the next three years with: - l’Ecole de la 2ème chance en Yvelines for the development of workshops for manual work (screwing, drilling, reading standard operation sheets...), in order to broaden the professional perspectives of young trainees from the 78 department towards crafts, construction and industry. Every year the school supports more than 400 young people aged 18 to 25, without diplomas or qualifications. - Energies Jeunes whose mission is to develop school retention among secondary school s... Read More »

Apple should address youth phone addiction, say two large investors

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Jana, a leading activist shareholder, and CalSTRS, one of the nation’s largest public pension plans, delivered a letter to Apple on Saturday asking the company to consider developing software that would allow parents to limit children’s phone use, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier on Sunday. Jana and CalSTRS also asked Apple to study the impact of excessive phone use on mental health, according to the publication. CalSTRS and Apple did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Jana and CalSTRS together control about $2 billion (£1... Read More »

Samsung Encourages Young Fans to Pursue Passion for Sports and Life during Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, today announced a new Olympic initiative seeking to unite the world through inspiration and the power of connection during the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games. As a global leader in mobile technologies, Samsung is committed to enhancing the Olympic Movement through innovative products and providing athletes and fans around the globe with memorable one-of-a-kind experiences. With a series of event activations and unique programming... Read More »

A third of young people are attracted by engineering

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The findings also reveal that while young people are interested in working in engineering, there is a lack of knowledge about the vocation with nearly a third associating it with ‘physical work and labouring’. The survey of 12-25 year olds also found that 87 per cent of young people associate engineering with car manufacturing. The findings were announced at a high profile event in Westminster supported by Nestlé which discussed how industry can best encourage young people into engineering. The survey also found that business has an important ... Read More »

J.P. Morgan partners with Yonsei University to help South Korean youth build jobs

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The “Foundation of Life for Youth” was designed to create a support group for young people in South Korea, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Key partners of this collaboration gathered together at Youth Hub earlier this month to embark on the year-long commitment. J.P. Morgan’s funding enabled Haja Centre and Youth Hub to collaborate on the design of the community-based and on-the-job training model, unique in South Korea. This partnership has built ties between Yonsei University and J.P. Morgan, while also engaging the Seou... Read More »

MasterCard: “Banking a New Generation” to help banks create products for children and youth

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The publication is timed to coincide with Global Money Week and will help financial institutions, NGOs and governments co-create appropriate and innovative banking and payment products for children and youth. Of the 2.2 billion children in the world, on average only 37.9% of young people aged 15 – 25 have a traditional banking account such as checking, savings or card. MasterCard and CYFI share the belief that enabling financial inclusion and economic citizenship education for children and youth is critical for a more inclusive economy aroun... Read More »

Vivendi involved in the Safer Internet Day

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In the year of the 25th anniversary of the International Convention of the Child Rights of the United Nations, the quality of young people’s digital life is a particular issue and it is important to pay attention to girls and boys stereotypes spread online. This will be the first debate in the presence of Mary Derain, French Defender of Children to the Rights Defender, Bénédicte Jeannerod, Director of Advocacy and Communication to UNICEF and Marie-Cécile Naves, Sociologist and Representative to the French Commissioner General for Strategy and F... Read More »

Green light for Erasmus+: More than 4 million to get EU grants for skills and employability

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More than 4 million people will receive support to study, train, work or volunteer abroad, including 2 million higher education students, 650 000 vocational training students and apprentices, as well as more than 500 000 going on youth exchanges or volunteering abroad. Students planning a full Master's degree abroad, for which national grants or loans are seldom available, will benefit from a new loan guarantee scheme run by the European Investment Fund. Erasmus+ will also provide funding for education and training staff, youth workers and for ... Read More »

Toyota financial services awards new toyota to boys & girls clubs of america’s national youth of the year winner

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National Youth of the Year is BGCA’s premier recognition for teen Club members who have made outstanding contributions to their family, school, community and local Club while overcoming personal obstacles.  Nominations begin at the Club and continue through the state, regional and national levels.  Participants are chosen on local and state levels, with five regional winners meeting each September in Washington, D.C., to compete for the National Youth of the Year title. Five judges individually interview each candidate and select the national w... Read More »

One In Six Low-Skilled Youth Has Symptoms Of Burnout

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Data comes from the National Working Conditions Survey (NEA) by TNO and Statistics Netherlands. The NEA shows that there is an increase of employees with symptoms of burnout from more than 11% in 2007 to over 13% in 2012 for the entire workforce. With a population of about 7.4 million, it is therefore nearly 1 million workers. The two decades left a very stable picture of burnout among the workforce. ... Read More »

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