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July 30, 2015 ; 09:00am EST
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August 5, 2015 ; (All day) EST
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August 11, 2015 ; 09:00am EST
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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

Making Cents International is forming and facilitating a network of organizations who offer demand-driven training for digital jobs and job placement...
Part 1: Why project implementers should move to the backseat and let their partners take the wheel: an example from Bosnia’s IT sector  Introduction...
The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion announces the launch of a Research Fellows Program to support research and thought leadership in...
Originally posted on CSIS on July 14, 2015. Wednesday, July 15, marks the first World Youth Skills Day proclaimed by United Nations in December 2014...
Originally posted by Brookings on July 10, 2015.  Editor's Note: This blog series discusses select case studies, and what makes them interesting,...

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