September 28, 2017

The Skills Mismatch: Approaching a Collective Strategy

Written by Peter Joyce

This post originally appeared on the Pyxera Global website. Reposted with permission.

A Guide to Understanding and Start to Address the Youth Employability/Skills Gap

How can we prepare and productively employ youth at living wages with growing opportunities in environments of mutual respect?

The purpose of this publication is to demonstrate how youth skills gap is a solvable problem. The private sector possesses an inherent understanding of the skill sets in demand and has the ability to support curriculum and appropriate skills development. Strategic partnerships between private sector employers, vocational trainers, and public sector education systems can lead the way to prosperity and purpose for tomorrow’s workforce.

The principles and questions that follow are based on a synthesis of the working group outcomes from the Global Engagement Forum: Live, supplemented by the Global Center on Youth Employment from RTI International.

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