Clotilde Angelucci, Author at Youth Capital

Research Brief: Jobs.

26 Jul 2021

Youth Capital’s latest research on how we could strengthen existing opportunities in the public sector.

Research Brief: Transitions.

26 Jul 2021

Youth Capital’s latest research on the challenges young South Africans face when Transitioning from a place of learning to a place of earning.

LISTEN | Youth Capital on Al Jazeera The Take

23 Jul 2021

Youth Capital Influencer Bonginkosi Mchunu speaks to Al Jazeera about the unrest and youth unemployment.

What can you do for #MandelaDay2021?

17 Jul 2021

What can we do to make an impact this #MandelaDay2021? We have 5 activities for you.

Research Brief: Education

9 Jul 2021

Youth Capital’s latest research on the Education challenges young South Africans face.

Pathways for second chancers.

8 Jul 2021

If you are confused about the differences between Senior Certificate and National Senior Certificate, this resource is for you.

employment rates by gender and qualification

Employment by gender and qualification.

8 Jul 2021

Are women more qualified than men but less likely to find employment? This infographic confirms the inequalities women face in society.

Youth Capital's Action Plan to tackle youth unemployment

Youth Capital’s Action Plan.

8 Jul 2021

The Action Plan provides a shared agenda across the sector –the blueprint for tackling the crises of youth unemployment.

Youth Capital+YouthParticipation

Opinion | Why youth participation must be adopted.

30 Jun 2021

Being the largest population group in South Africa, young people should be our country’s strength; but this potential remains untapped. Collaborations between the government and youth organisations could help us get there faster, write Kristal Duncan-Williams, Pearl Pillay and Tessa Dooms on News24.

LISTEN | Young Activists are putting young people at the centre.

30 Jun 2021

Youth Capital discusses youth unemployment and solutions with Refiloe Mpakanyane and Dr. Athambile Masola on 702.

WATCH | A panel discussion on youth unemployment.

30 Jun 2021

To celebrate Youth Day, Youth Capital’s Project Lead joined a panel discussion organised by SABC, on their programme The Full View to discuss youth unemployment.

LISTEN | Policy implementation falls flat unless young people’s voices are at the centre.

17 Jun 2021

To celebrate Youth Day 2021, Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams spoke to Nickolaus Bauer on 702 about how youth unemployment shapes youth identity.

LISTEN | Why we need an Action Plan to solve youth unemployment.

17 Jun 2021

In this interview with Khaya Sithole on Youth Day, Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams unpacks the need for a shared strategy to tackle youth unemployment.

Youth Capital and The Daily Vox bring you #BeTheDrivingForce Campaign.

14 May 2021

On June 16 2021, Youth Day will be commemorated in South Africa. 45 years ago, black South Africans students were massacred by the police as they fought against Bantu education. This day commemorates and remembers their struggles. In 2021, 45 years from June 17 1976, the truth is that most young people are still struggling against the […]

LISTEN | NIDS CRAM Wave 4 findings confirm the need for an academic catch up plan.

14 May 2021

Before the pandemic hit, hundreds of thousands of young South African every year would drop out, repeated grades, pushed grades without a plan to learn the material. Before COVID-19, our system had problems assisting learners to catch up, and now the problem has only been exacerbated.  According to the National Income Dynamics Study – Coronavirus Rapid Mobile […]

2021 Youth Capital Influencer Info Pack

7 May 2021

Applications for the 2021 Youth Capital Influencer Programme are open. Are you passionate about finding solutions to youth unemployment? Read more about the Programme and how you can join.

Listen | Latest research shows the gender gap in employment.

28 Apr 2021

What happens when young people don’t pass matric? In 2016 the Department of Basic Education launched the Second Chance Matric Programme, designed to give young people a second chance at obtaining their matric qualification. However, many young people are unaware of this opportunity. There is little information in the public domain as the Department doesn’t report […]

Listen | Internships, Learnerships and the World of Work.

23 Apr 2021

In this radio interview with Clement Manyathela on 702, Youth Capital discusses internships.

Matrics ‘on the Fringe’: a Review of the Second Chance Matric Programme.

11 Apr 2021

A matric certificate increases the likelihood of young people’s ability to secure work. But What happens when learners drop out of school before obtaining their matric certificate? Matrics ‘on the Fringe’ looks at the Second Chance Matric Programme by the Department of Basic Education.

School Assistants, School Management and the Basic Education Employment Intervention.

31 Mar 2021

Who are school assistants? Towards the end of 2020, the Department of Basic Education recruited over 300 000 Education Assistants and General Assistants for the Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI). This initiative is part of the Presidential Employment Stimulus Plan, designed to confront the economic impact of the pandemic by creating new opportunities for growth and […]

How do I apply for the NYDA board?

29 Mar 2021

The National Youth Development Agency represents the interests of young South Africans – applications for its board are now open. If you’re thinking about applying, we tell you how in this post.

National Senior Certificate

Second Chance Matric Programme: National Senior Certificate or Senior Certificate?

18 Mar 2021

 The Second Chance Matric Programme by the Department of Basic Education is for young people who want to obtain or improve their matric qualification. Read this post to find out whether you qualify to apply for the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or the Senior Certificate (SC).

Technical Report : Second Chance Matric Opportunities

12 Mar 2021

A matric certificate makes all the difference for young job-seekers. What can we do to improve their chances to succeed in school? In this technical brief, Prof. Martin Gustafsson from Research on Socio-Economic Policy (RESEP) outlines some urgent solutions.

Research | Matrics ‘on the Fringe’: a Review of the Second Chance Programme.

10 Mar 2021

Latest research by Youth Capital and Stellenbosch University’s Research on Social and Economic Policy (ReSEP) for the first time provides evidence that at any time, 250 000 young people are working towards a matric certificate outside of the full-time schooling system; but these young people are not reported by the Department of Basic Education. 

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