By Matthew French from JBS International, Inc., 2014
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.
By Workforce Connections, FHI360, Nov 26, 2014 01:48pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Dalberg, The Rockefeller Foundation, Oct 8, 2014 02:02pm
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.