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Italy: Preventing early leaving and supporting NEETs
The Education Minister has signed a decree allocating €45 million to clusters of schools and local and public bodies to establish youth hubs that will support young people to stay in, or return to, education or training. The hubs will be open after school hours and will offer a range of services, from careers guidance, through to projects aimed at supporting those not in education, employment or training (NEETs) back into education or employment. Proposals for hubs which include close working with local employers and opportunities for young people to develop their digital skills will be prioritised. It is hoped that local authorities, businesses, universities and industry players will work together to finance and develop a minimum of 60 hubs across the country.
This article is drawn from the latest issue of Education in the News
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Last updated 13 March 2015