„Youth – actor of social change. Findings from European youth research“ is the title of the UP2YOUTH policy seminar to be held 5-6 March 2009 in Brussels. This event is organised by the project ‚Youth – actor of social change‘ (UP2YOUTH) together with the European Commission’s DG Research and other EU-funded research projects.
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Current results from our research, news of projects and pointers to new publications
IRIS has been involved in the project ZIP-EQUAL from 2005 to 2008. The project has been dealing with the identification and development of intercultural potential among staff and HR managers in the field of public organisations and SMEs. Under the heading „Make use of intercultural potential“, IRIS has now published a comprehensive report. Download the PDF version of the report.
Just published is a volume in the series „age and social work“ that deals exclusively with “ Young Adults „. Represented with contributions are the IRIS staff members Sarina Ahmed, Axel Pohl, Barbara Stauber and Andreas Walther.
Since January 2008, IRIS in cooperation with the Institute of Educational Science at the University of Tübingen, is in charge of the evaluation of the pilot project „Friends create success.“
IRIS is partner in a project commissioned by the Ministry for Economy and Social Affairs of the Free State of Saxony. Together with the University of Hildesheim and IRIS e.V. Dresden, IRIS is working on a study on the future changes in the system of vocational guidance in this region of Germany. IRIS‘ part of the study consists of three international country studies on vocational guidance systems in Austria, Denmark and the UK. Coordination body of the study is IRIS …
This year’s „Tübinger Sozialpädagogiktag“ – a yearly conference gathering scholars and practitioners at the Institute for Educational Science of the University of Tübingen – is entitled „Life course-related support in Europe – Learning from diversity and differences in practice“. It takes place on 23 and 24 November 2007. IRIS staff members Barbara Stauber, Andreas Walther and Axel Pohl will be among the contributors. Barbara Stauber’s contribution is „Life course, biography, transitions – what should services be based on?“. Andreas Waltherwill …
The results of the „Study on Policies for Disadvantaged Young People in Europe“ are accessible in Spanish now.
In November 2005, IRIS has started a cooperation in the EQUAL development consortium „ZIP“. ZIP will develop new ways on how to deal with diversity in transitions to work. The partnership is coordinated by Stuttgart based training provider ENAIP.
The study „Policy measures for disadvantaged youth“ has been published and is available for download from DG Employment’s website. It can be downloaded from http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/social_inclusion/docs/youth_study_en.pdf. A permanent link to the PDF is http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:101:1-2013011217002 More on the project…
Prof. Dr. Universitätsprofessor am Institut für Sozialpädagogik und Erwachsenenbildung der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M. Schwerpunkte: Jugendforschung, Kinder- und Jugendhilfe, Übergänge in Lebenslauf und Biographie, internationaler Vergleich