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Striving for triple-A on social issues

Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission has declared its intention to put social issues further up its agenda. Yet, the European Union and its member states need to focus on more than economic growth to foster social justice in Europe, argues Natália Mazotte.

No ‘one size fits all’ blueprint for vocational training

Dual vocational training can be an effective way to tackle youth unemployment, but programmes have to be adapted to fit country contexts, Clemens Wieland writes.