Structure of the Education System
Families and Child WelfareSocial Inclusion
The 6th Dossier of the Social Observatory of “la Caixa” aims to provide elements for reflection on the diversity of family models in Spain and on how these can condition child welfare.
Why are young people unable to access home ownership?Social Inclusion
Employment precarity is an obstacle to accessing home ownership for young people. Rental, which is more expensive, or family solidarity are the main alternatives for setting up a home.
How do young people access housing?Social Inclusion
We evaluate the difficulties faced by young people in accessing an own home and what demographic effects this situation has.
The challenge for the Youth GuaranteeSocial Inclusion
Numerous diagnoses exist relating to the increase in youth unemployment caused by the economic crisis. The article reflects on the effectiveness of policies generated according to these diagnoses and, especially, on the European Recommendation of the Youth Guarantee.
Low education level, low labour force participationSocial Inclusion
The economic crisis has affected the labour market for young people in Spain, especially for those with a low level of education. This situation needs to be reverted to avoid many under-30s ultimately suffering from exclusion.
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Education as a Social Elevator
Education, research and knowledge are fundamental pillars for predicting a country’s future development. The Dossier tackles the role of education as a social elevator and the presence of students of immigrant origin in the classroom.
Parental involvement in education: a tool for change
Can the positive effects of parental involvement in education be extended to schools? We analyse the outcomes of schools according to the types of families of the pupils that attend them.
Training for employed people: the need for expansion and improvement
Training workers is vital for improving their employability. However, since the economic crisis, investment in training has fallen by 50% in Spain and social agents barely participate in the definition of continuous training actions.