Market Research & Assessments

ARTICLE: Recognising the economic contribution of women isn't feminism, it's fact

Despite the role that girls and women play in driving economic growth being widely acknowledged, it seems in practice, development programmes haven’t kept pace.

Five Steps to More Meaningful Youth Engagement

My name is Matthew French and I work for JBS International, Inc. This blog draws upon research conducted under contract with USAID’s office of Education (read the full youth engagement report here), as well as my own experiences working with young people.

Monitoring and Impact Evaluation of Youth Employment Programmes

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
International Training Centre of the ILO
Event Date: 
Mar 23, 2015 (All day) to Mar 27, 2015 (All day)
Description
This course aims to improve the capacity to build rigorous monitoring and impact evaluation plans for youth employment programmes.
 
Training area
Employment Research, Analysis and Statistics
 
Target Group
Officials from ministries of youth, employment, education or training; representatives of international organizations and bilateral development agencies; social partners; NGOs.

Advancing Labor Market Assessments

Despite widespread dialogue on youth employment challenges, and increasing attention to the evaluation of “what works” in youth employment programs, guidance is limited on how practitioners and workforce stakeholders can identify the driving constraints and opportunities within a specific country context.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

Labor Market Assessments Working Group Meeting: Workforce Development Systems

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Workforce Connections
Event Date: 
Dec 10, 2014 (10:00am to 11:30am)

This working group will focus on Workforce Development Systems. We will discuss important considerations, existing approaches, challenges, and needs. Groups can also apply for small learning grants to support their research, tool development and testing, and other learning initiatives.

Labor Market Assessments Working Group Meeting: Segmenting Target Groups

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Workforce Connections
Event Date: 
Dec 5, 2014 (10:00am to 11:30am)

This working group will focus on Segmenting Target Groups. We will discuss important considerations, existing approaches, challenges, and needs. Groups can also apply for small learning grants to support their research, tool development and testing, and other learning initiatives.

Youth in Action

The Youth in Action presentation by Save the Children at the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit explores and discusses how to help young women and men (aged 15-18) to become aware of how their communities function, who the service provider and market actors are, what opportunities are available, and how they can get access to those opportunities.

Advancing Labor Market Assessments - Webinar & In-Person Event

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Workforce Connections (USAID, FHI 360, Making Cents International)
Event Date: 
Nov 25, 2014 (09:00am to 10:30am)

Join the Workforce Connections Community of Practice Labor Market Assessment Workstream!

RESOURCE: Digital Jobs in Africa: Catalyzing Inclusive Opportunities for Youth

The positive economic impact of the Internet is well known. Mobile and Internet platforms have increased access to improved agriculture, education, health, and governance services by otherwise underserved communities. Beyond improving delivery of key social services, Information Communication Technology (ICT) is generating transformative growth – growth that creates sustainable pathways out of poverty.

 

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