FULL LIST OF LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN

Employment and Violence Prevention: What Central American youth are saying works and doesn’t work

Sin Fronteras

Check out this PowerPoint presentation from the Workforce Connections event, Can Youth Employment Reduce Violence in Latin America?, held on March 25th, 2015. 

PresentationEmployment and Violence Prevention: What Central American youth are saying works and doesn't work, presented by Susan Cruz 

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Presentation

Social Networking Analysis as a Tool to Assess Nicaragua's Labor Markets: Event Recording

LINC, Workforce Connections

The Workforce Connections project is awarding a series of competitive learning grants related to systems thinking and soft skills. LINC (www.linclocal.org), an innovator in local systems strengthening, has been awarded the first of these grants.

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Video/Audio

Social Network Analysis as a Tool to Assess Nicaragua's Labor Markets: A Conversation with LINC

LINC, Workforce Connections

To elicit bottom-up learning initiatives from US- and field-based implementers and practitioners in the workforce development arena, FHI 360’s USAID-funded Workforce Connections project is awarding a series of competitive learning grants related to systems thinking and soft skills. We are pleased to announce that LINC (www.linclocal.org), an innovator in local systems strengthening, has been awarded the first of these grants.

Programa Para O Futuro - Enabling Disadvantaged Youth to Build New Futures

FHI 360

In this study, disadvantaged Brazilian youth participated in a year-long program that used technical skills training as the foundation for learning, while also developing the soft skills that are potentially more important for longer term success.

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Report

How Technology and Mobile Learning Applications are Creating Cost-Effective Employment Solutions for Work-Seeking Youth in Africa and Latin America

Education Development Center (EDC), Distribuciones Universales S.A. (DIUNSA)

Join youth workforce development and mobile for development experts in better understanding how the combination of physical experiential learning programs, mobile technologies, and partnerships can be structured to scale Youth  Workforce Development programs.

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Presentation

Moving Beyond Individual Relationships with Employers: The Benefits of Industry-Wide Collaboration in Education and Training

RTI International, SVNet, Microsoft

While engaging the private sector in education and training is widely encouraged, collaboration typically boils down to isolated examples of individual companies working directly with a school. This session will explore the benefits of private sector engagement at an industry-wide level.

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Presentation

From Pilot to Systems: Addressing the Youth Unemployment Challenge for Sustained Impact

Gobernación de Antioquia, International Youth Foundation, Multilateral Investment Fund

From a youth training pilot, to a scaled program, to a systems-level initiative, this session will walk participants through the evolution of a youth employability model now posited to impact 1 million unemployed young people in Latin America. By highlighting the experience in Colombia, participants will gain an insider view to the approach, challenges, and learnings that they can apply to their programs. 

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Presentation

From Complaints to Collaboration: Salvadoran Industry and Higher Education Form Cluster Partnership to Improve Talent Pipeline in Information and Communications Technology

RTI International

El Salvador’s first-ever Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry-Higher Education Cluster was launched in March 2015, the first of several clusters formed by industry partners and higher education institutions (HEIs) in different economic sectors (e.g. energy, manufacturing, agro-industry, and health).

Children and the Financial Regulatory Landscape: Latin America

Child and Youth Finance International

Close to 5 percent of the youth population worldwide has access to a savings account, though they represent around 18 percent of the world population, and disparities are significant; in some economies (i.e Australia, France and New Zealand) around 70 percent of students of 15 years old have a bank account, though in others (Israel, Poland and Slovak Republic) the figure is less than 30 percent.

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Report

Accenture and Plan International to Help Thousands of Latin American Youth Find Jobs

Plan International

Originally posted by Plan International on June 23rd, 2015.

June 2015: Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have made a €2.9 million (US$3.3 million) grant to Plan International to help us provide skills training to 4,000 disadvantaged youth in Brazil, Colombia and El Salvador through our Youth Employment Solutions programme.

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