FULL LIST OF MARKET RESEARCH & ASSESSMENTS

Reassessing Soft Skills for Work Readiness

ORGANIZER: 
Workforce Connections
DATE: 
Mar 12, 2015 (All day)

The Workforce Connections team including Child Trends and FHI 360 will be presenting a session on "Reassessing Key "Soft Skills" for Work Readiness: Priorities for Global Humanistic Education" at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society. The session will be presented by Laura Lippman of Child Trends, Rachel Carney of Child Trends, Kristin Brady of FHI 360 and Jacqueline Karau, Youth Representative.

Leveraging Labor Market Assessment Tools to Address the Youth Unemployment Challenge

ORGANIZER: 
USAID Workforce Connections
DATE: 
Feb 19, 2015 (09:00am to 10:30am)

This Microlinks seminar presents the Zimbabwe case as a means of sharing some of the tools and approaches involved in carrying out a labor market assessment. The session will also be an opportunity to provide feedback on these tools and approaches and to discuss labor market assessments more broadly

Monitoring and Impact Evaluation of Youth Employment Programmes

ORGANIZER: 
International Training Centre of the ILO
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

Workforce Connections, FHI360

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

ORGANIZER: 
Workforce Connections
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

ORGANIZER: 
Workforce Connections
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

Save the Children

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

ORGANIZER: 
Workforce Connections (USAID, FHI 360, Making Cents International)
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

Dalberg, The Rockefeller Foundation

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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