Events

August 5, 2015 ; (All day) EST
The Youth Assembly at the United Nations (YA@UN) is a unique platform...
August 11, 2015 ; 09:00am EST
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October 6, 2015 ; (All day) EST
Now in its 9th year, the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit is...

Worth Reading

Education for Life Outcomes Education is increasingly recognized as the most valuable investment we can make in youth globally. At the highest level, the goal of that education is to improve lives. But are we fulfilling our obligation to invest in education that achieves that goal? In the wake of massive gains in primary level enrollment driven by the Millennium Development Goals, universal secondary school enrollment is the next big target.[1] As participation rates expand, governments, donors, and education partners must ask, Are we improving the lives of the students we reach as we enroll more of them? At Educate!, we started out as a scholarship organization, helping more Ugandan youth... Read more
View the sessions structured along the 2015 theme of “Scale in Practice” and five technical tracks: Workforce Development, Enterprise Development, Financial Inclusion, Monitoring & Evaluation and Gender.
Learn how practitioners and workforce stakeholders can identify some of the “best” indicators for measuring youth workforce development outcomes, how they've been measured in the past, and what can be learned from those experiences?
Microsoft and Making Cents International collaborated to offer “Understanding the Technology Skills Training Landscape: Framework and Tool” to support a common language and greater understanding of the unique role that each stakeholder plays in the youth workforce development field.
Workforce Connections brings together thinking across relevant disciplines including education, economic growth, and positive youth development. The Design Space seeks to enhance learning and dialogue by using visual imagery to convey key ideas, models, or frameworks for the field. Two...
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News and Analysis

On a hot afternoon in September, Savings Specialist Ryan Newton, Market Research Specialist Anjali Banthia,  and I were in a SEWA Bank branch in...
For many people, a job is the ultimate source of stability and pride. For me, it is the feeling of being part of my community and my nation as a...
Save the Children's Skills to Succeed program seeks a psychometric expert to help improve current method to assess employability skills acquisition...
Originally posted by The Rockefeller Foundation on July 25, 2015 When the African youth population doubles to 400 million, there will be more young...
There are over 1.1 billion young people in the world who need to be able to find good jobs, start and grow businesses, gain access to appropriate...

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Making Cents International offers this newsletter for the donors, policy makers, corporations, researchers,...
The level of youth unemployment remains very high in several EU Member States, and there is increased...
Generating viable employment for young people remains a serious global problem. This situation is...

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