Leaders for a Day, Brussels
Leaders for a Day, Brussels 16th October 2012, Microsoft
"Investing time with young people through business mentorship, like we are doing today at Leaders for a Day, is one important way to expose students to different business realities and opportunities whilst raising awareness in the business community of how we might better connect with the younger generation to better meet their needs." Jan Muehlfeit
Learn more about how Microsoft contributes to skills development in Europe: microsoft.eu/skills-and-education/
Microsoft Partners in Learning - Finland
Summit Event - Employment Forum
European Employment Forum is held in the Square meeting center in Brussels. Here are some comments about the EEF from the organizer, speakers, and participants.
Keynote speech Androulla Vassiliou - Youth, the key to Europe's future
Keynote speech of Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, at the Microsoft Europe event Youth, the key to Europe's future held in Brussels in January 2013.
14 million European young people are not in employment, education or training, and at the same time thousands of jobs remain unfilled.
During the high-level event 'Youth, the key to Europe's future' governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses as well as the young generation discussed how to empower youth and thus the competitiveness of the European Union. Investing in technology, skills & training is front and center to Europe's ability to innovate, drive sustainable growth and enhance workforce employability.
YOUTH INFOGRAPHIC: microsoft.eu/Portals/0/Document/Skills/Youth%20Infographic.pdf
Europe 2020 goals: let's not underestimate the role of technology microsoft.eu/skills-and-education/posts/europe-2020-goals-lets-not-underestimate-the-role-of-technology.aspx
We had the hounour of signing the Memorandum of Understanding with Telecentre Europe, European Youth Forums and Junior Achievement. Read the press release here: microsoft.com/presspass/emea/presscentre/pressreleases/January2013/01-22EuroYouth.mspx
Brad Smith keynote at Youth, the key to Europe's future
Brad Smith, Microsoft General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs speaking about the importance of computer science education and closing the gap between unemployed youth and available jobs on the market.
Youth, the key to Europe's future was an event organized by Microsoft Europe in Brussels, Belgium, in January 2013.
Youth, the key to Europe's future microsoft.eu/skills-and-education/events/youth-the-key-to-europes-future.aspx
The classroom of the future is here microsoft.eu/innovation-in-society/futures/the-classroom-of-the-future-is-here.aspx
YOUTH INFOGRAPHIC microsoft.eu/Portals/0/Document/Skills/Youth%20Infographic.pdf
Panel discussion on entrepreneurship- with Jan Muehlfeit
PANEL DISCUSSION: Is entrepreneurship in Europe the answer? Moderated by Jan Muehlfeit, Chairman of Microsoft Europe
On the panel:
- Detlef Eckert, Directorate General for Employment, European Commission
- Caroline Jenner, CEO of JA-YE
- Bruno Wattenburgh, MBI, COO of the Brussels Enterprise Agency
- Matthieu Delage, President of JADE
During the high-level event 'Youth, the key to Europe's future' governments, nonprofit organizations, businesses as well as the young generation discusses how to empower youth and thus the competitiveness of the European Union.
Europe 2020 goals: let's not underestimate the role of technology