EU Sources -Alliance for apprenticeships -July 02, 2013

During the opening session of the WorldSkills 2013 contest the European Commission launched the initiative for the European Alliance for Apprenticeships. The Alliance aims to fight youth unemployment by improving the quality and supply of apprenticeships across the EU through a partnership of key employment and education stakeholders. Earlier on, the European social partners BUSINESSEUROPE, UEAPME, CEEP and ETUC (and the liaison committee EUROCADRES/CEC) decided on a Framework of Actions in Member States with four priorities to foster youth employment and smoother transition from education to work.



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