A guide to enhancing youth employability

Laura Brewer

Laura Brewer

Laura Brewer, Youth and Employability Department of the International Labour Organisation, has published a very interesting guide on enhancing youth employability.


FAMICO – We conducted a survey of career counsellors in the context of work package WP2 “Needs Analysis”

Familco_logo“Lifelong Learning Research Institute” (3LRI) and “Doukas Schools” are the Greek partners in FAMICO project,“FAMILY CAREER COMPASS – Efficient Career Guidance Approaches Supporting Parents in Guiding their Children’s Vocational Career”.


The project is co-funded by the European Commission through the EACEA, Leonardo da Vinci, Transfer of Innovation.

In the context of work package WP2 “Needs Analysis” Doukas Schools conducted a survey of parents and 3LRI a survey of counsellors in Greece, using an online questionnaire. The results will be published soon as a national report that will then be analysed in the context of the project.

We will bring you more news of the progress of FAMICO project as it happens.


LIST – The survey of ICT needs of women is about to start

The survey of ICT needs of women aged 50+ is ready to start in project LIST – “Leveraging the Digital & ICT Competences of senior women to extenuate the knowledge divide”

This European funded project aims to address the lack of sound digital skills and competencies of older women. These skills are essential in order to benefit from the services of the ICT society.

The aim of this survey is to analyse the needs of older women with regards to ICT. By ICT we mean Information and Communication technologies, – the technologies that provide access to and opportunities to create information through different tools, especially those available on the web.

The research is anonymous and abides by all commonly acknowledged ethical codes.


The questionnaire can be completed online, and has been developed by the LIST Consortium partners, under the leadership of Folksuniversitetet, Uppsala, Sweden, the Lead Partner of the Project.

Completing the questionnaire will take approximately 15-20 minutes of your time. Please make sure that you have responded to every statement.


CaMEO – Career Mobility of Europe’s Older Workforce

Lifelong Learning Research Institute is a member of the consortium that is implementing CaMEO, a project that aims to improve and extend the employability of Europe’s aging workforce through enhancing mobility.

The members of the consortium are the following:

  • University of Strathclyde, Scotland, Project Lader
  • Zentrum fuer Soziale Innovation, Austria
  • Lifelong Learning Research Institute, Greece
  • Baltic Education Technology Institute, Lithuania
  • European Centre for Women and Technology, Norway
  • University of Social Sciences, Poland

The project’s kick off meeting took place in Lodz, Poland in early February 2014.