StayOn: Kako javne in izobraževalne ustanove približati novim navadam in potrebam mladih?


V okviru mednarodnega projekta StayOn smo v kratkem članku razmišljali, kaj bi šole, ustanove in javna uprava lahko spremenile, da bi se približale novim navadam in potrebam mladih. 

Članek z naslovom Schools, institutions, public administration. What should we change in order to create an environment closer to young people's new habits and needs? lahko v angleščini preberete v Youth Emplyment Magazine, na straneh 42-3 (odlomek iz začetka spodaj).

Še več zanimivih razmišljanj najdete tudi na spletni strani revije. Več o projektu, katerega namen je spodbuditi opolnomočenje mladih ter jim zagotoviti ustrezne spretnosti za trg dela, pa preberite tukaj. Spremljate ga lahko tudi na Facebooku ali Instagramu.

Projekt StayOn financirajo Islandija, Lihtenštajn in Norveška, prek EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment (Sklada Finančnega mehanizma EGP in Norveškega finančnega mehanizma za zaposlovanje mladih).


In a fast-changing and uncertain world, we have to equip our youth not only with new skills and skills for the future, but especially those for a lifetime that will enable them to continually learn and adapt to constant changes and potential shocks, like a pandemic, in the society and on the labour market.

The discussions about changes to our educational and administrative institutions have been around for some time and their importance has just gotten more significant during the pandemic. We need to adapt the school’s system and curriculum as well as its connections to the labour market if we want to take into account the youth’s new habits and its needs for the future. How the youth learns and how they are willing to learn today has gone through some substantial transformation. Moreover, we should not neglect all the habits and skills they pick up outside the rigorous education process which in turn affect their ability and motivation to learn. In an information-rich era, certain skills take on more importance than the system has probably been willing to admit so far.

Labour market trends and demands show the growing importance of soft or core skills, applicable to all professions. »Evidence from online job vacancy data reveals that communication, teamwork and organisational skills are among the transversal skills most frequently demanded by employers in a wide variety of occupations. Cognitive skills, such as analytical, problem-solving, digital, leadership and presentation skills are also highly transversal across jobs and work contexts.« (Source: The OECD Skills Outlook 2021 report) Additionally, flexibility, a positive attitude towards lifelong learning and curiosity are among the most vital skills future workers will require to remain competitive and to succeed, due to increases in life expectancy, rapid technological changes, globalisation, migration, environmental changes, digitalisation and other trends. The latter challenges are also reflected in the motivation for the development of The European sustainability competence framework...


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