On 10 and 11 October the Center for Educational Innovation organized with the University of Indiana workshops in Berlin. The objective is to prepare a sketch of recommendations for Tibor Navracsis, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports; Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and Jiry Katainen, European Commissioner for Employment, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.
The recommendations for action against youth unemployment in member countries of the European Union are divided into 4 groups concerning parents, youth, employers and teachers.
The experts participating in the meeting were:
Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems – Ireland
Beth Christie, Edinburgh University – Scotland
Danuta Jazlowiecka, European Parliament – Poland
Triin Saag, European Parliament – Estonia
Janko Korosec, European Parents Association – Slovenia
Monia Ben Larbi, Foundation “Schools awakening” – Germany
Andreas Riepl, Federal Center of eEducation – Austria
Gary Crow, Indiana University – USA
Larry Mikulecky, Indiana University – USA
Maria Begoña Peña Lang, University Basque Country – Spain
Nicolas Jonas, Center for Educational Research and Innovation, OECD – France
Joanna Bochniarz, Center for Educational Innovation – Poland
Jorge Gimeno, Center for Educational Innovation – Spain
On 17 and 18 November in Brussels the final draft recommendations will be presented, taking place on November 17 last expert meeting.