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Socio-Emotional Skills: A Critical Subset of "Soft Skills" and How to Develop Them via In-School and Out-of-School Settings

Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Creative Associates International

Youth who can effectively recognize, manage, and communicate emotions get the most out of their learning experiences while strengthening key soft skills for workforce success including self-control, positive self-conception, communication, and social skills. Emotional awareness, though, is not intuitive and is rarely taught formally.

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Soft Skills Development and Workforce Success: Current State of the Evidence and Upcoming Research

Youth Employment Funder's Group (YEFG), 3ie, USAID, ILO, IDB/MIF, MCC

In 2015, a number of breakthrough studies on soft skills were finalized, including “Building a consensus on core work-readiness competencies” (

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Using the SCALERS Model to Guide Scaling Strategy

Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University

The SCALERS model proposes that successful scaling of a social venture requires developing a mix of organizational capabilities that are tailored to the venture’s unique innovation and ecosystem.

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Practical Considerations For Bringing Scale Into Your Work

Management Systems International

Are you designing, running, funding or evaluating an organization or a pilot program that has the potential to reach regional or national scale?  This Lab provides participants with a management framework, a set of practical tools, and a variety of tips intended to increase their programs’ prospects for achieving sustainability and scale.  It will include discussion of ongoing efforts to scale a range of youth and enterprise development models, hands-on practice applying a scalability assessmen

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Why Enterprise Development Alone Will Never Deliver Scale or Sustainability. It's All About the System, Stupid

The Springfield Centre for Business in Development

In development, we talk endlessly and eloquently about our ambitions for lasting and large-scale impact on poverty. But to what extent does this mantra actually drive what we do and how we do it, and how much is little more than empty rhetoric for the ears of distant, sometimes apathetic, supporters, funders or politicians?

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The Voice of Youth in Economic Policymaking: How to Advocate for the Right Reforms

SPARK, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation (PYALARA)

Youth play a vital role in development, but they are often excluded from decision making process in emerging economies where youth focused policies are often just symbolic and not implemented, and are often created without consulting their needs. How can donors and the private sector support countries with high youth unemployment and low participation to develop inclusive policies? The answer: empowering youth to advocate for the improvement of their socioeconomic position in the society.

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You Are Not Cool!: Meaningful Youth Engagement Begins with a Little Self Awareness and A Lot of Trust

Population Services International (PSI), USAID, ICRW, Advocates for Youth

Engagement, participation, involvement and leadership. These words are now cornerstones of our youth and development policies, white papers and proposals. We might believe in them and commit to them but doing them right is hard. In this workshop we disentangle what has failed and what shows promise for engaging youth in program design, research, implementation and advocacy.

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Getting to Big: Take Your Program Online for Scale and Impact

Udemy, Education Development Center (EDC), Catawba Valley Community College

You've designed a groundbreaking and effective youth development program and you are ready to take it online to achieve bigger scale and impact. How will you ensure that your program will make the transition to a digital format and stay relevant, engaging, feasible, and sustainable? Your staff is fluent in several languages but what the heck are MOOCs, the Cloud, Moodle, Drupal, flip the classroom, CMS and LMS?

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Hands-on Training: How to Incorporate Human-Centered Design into Your Programming

Dalberg Global Development Advisors

This high-energy, interactive session offers participants hands-on exposure to the theory and practice of human-centered design (HCD) and design thinking methodologies. Participants will work together in small groups to collectively solve an innovation challenge anchored in real-world youth employment issues and trends.

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Reply with Your Employment Status: Using Mobile to Learn about Youth Employment Trends in Africa

United States Agency for International Development (USAID), GeoPoll

In this session, global mobile surveying company GeoPoll and USAID Bureau for Africa will present data collected via SMS on employment and incomes from the youth population in Sierra Leone and Liberia during the Ebola outbreak. Presenters will also discuss how remote mobile data collection and mobile communication can be leveraged to improve youth employment opportunities in developing countries, to include during humanitarian crises.

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