“The State has done part of the work, it’s up to us to ensure that no young people are by the side of the road”, Laurent Wauquiez posted on Monday at a press conference during which he chose to present a new emergency aid plan, this time intended for work-study students and young people ” under 30 ”, alongside its Deputy Vice-President for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Yannick Neuder.
“The Covid cannot lead to a sacrificed generation”, declared the president LR of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region, who thus justified the release of an envelope ranging from 5 to 10 million euros, intended to support students and alternates. The result is a series of measures aimed at supporting these young people, both in their training and in their search for a first job.
First of all, the Region has undertaken to take over from the State systems for the 2,000 young apprentices who have not found a work-study position at the start of the year, out of a total of 36,000 young people identified. “ The urgency is first to respond to the situation of apprentices without a contract. In the fall, young people had in fact been authorized by the State to enter CFA without an apprenticeship contract. », Recalled the President of the Region.
Result? The regional executive will therefore take charge of the financing of their training and social protection from February until the end of the school year, in order to allow them to continue their training despite everything. Laurent Wauquiez is also committed to ” double »The number of places offered in …