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[case study] Youth councilors at the “adult” council session

Case: After consulting with the youth from their community, the youth council of the municipality wanted to address the mayor with questions regarding issues that concern the youth (such as pedestrian crossing lighting, repairs to the sidewalk next to the school, or the renovation of the school playground) during the youth council session. However, the mayor did not show up to the session. Therefore, the presidium of the youth council decided to attend the municipality council session and ask th ...

2023-04-22T11:53:36+02:0010 February 2023|

[case study] What can a youth council do during a dispute with the administration?

Case: A conflict has arisen between a youth council and the county authorities regarding the possible actions of the youth council. The youth council wanted to take a position in the form of a resolution in support of the local high school director, who is in conflict with the school's governing body - the county, regarding the reduction of the number of first-year classes in his school. Local decision-makers have taken the position that the youth council can only perform tasks that are specifie ...

2023-04-22T11:51:45+02:0010 February 2023|

[case study] Who covers the cost of the youth council’s functioning?

Case: The association "Together for our Youth Council" (fictional name) has been cooperating with decision-makers from the local municipality for several years to support the activities of the youth council. The association received a grant every year from the so-called small grants scheme (based on Article 19a of the Act on Public Benefit and Volunteer Work) for the purpose of increasing the civic and social competencies of the youth council members. However, due to a change in regulations and ...

2023-04-22T11:50:14+02:0010 February 2023|

Social scholarships another topic of the Youth Council meeting

On January 26, another meeting of the Presidential Council for Youth Affairs, operating within the National Development Council, was held. This time, the Council, together with invited experts and representatives of student and doctoral self-government, analyzed the issue of the need to increase the amount of social grants or related mechanisms when amending the Law on Higher Education. First of all, it should be noted a certain thoroughness of the present topic in light of the current law. Wel ...

2023-02-03T11:22:18+01:002 February 2023|

Lesson plans on climate education now available!

August 17, 2021. The Minister of Climate and Environment and the Minister of Education and Science signed a letter of intent expressing the will to cooperate on environmental and climate education. The main goal was to increase environmental and climate awareness of the younger generation therefore in November 2021 an inter-ministerial Team for environmental education, including climate education, and promotion of ecological living conditions was established. The teams included scientists, expe ...

2023-02-03T11:16:18+01:002 February 2023|
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