Portoalegre YouthMetre Study Group

Too lazy for change? Portalegre’s youth is waking up

June 17th, 2016 / karld / 0 comments

Portalegre does not offer a lot to local youngsters. The proactive move to the capital, while those who stay are overcome by melancholy and laxness: “typical of Portuguese,” says youth worker Altino Barradas. But the youth want to get inspired by success stories and change that. Portalegre is a small Portuguese city (around 25000 inhabitants) located … Continue reading Too lazy for change? Portalegre’s youth is waking up

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YouthMetre Study Group in Italy (Marche Region)

May 27th, 2016 / karld / 0 comments

The Marche is a small region in central Italy. Marche is not as famous as the neighbouring Tuscany, or as the touristic seaside of riviera Romagnola at its north. However, its beaches, its blooming countryside and its artistic heritage are at least as good as the ones showed off by other Italian regions. Not to … Continue reading YouthMetre Study Group in Italy (Marche Region)

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Welcome to the YouthMetre blog

February 21st, 2016 / admin / 2 comments

Welcome to our YouthMetre Project Blog. YouthMetre is funded for 24 months to develop, pilot and implement an exciting new tool (the YouthMetre) which can be used to help bring young people closer to policy makers. In recent research, like the survey carried out by the London School of Economics, dissatisfaction with politicians together with the lack of trust … Continue reading Welcome to the YouthMetre blog