Should we interview young job-seekers differently in 2022? Youth Capital’s Policy and Learning Manager speaks on Cape Talks about critical shifts.
With over 9 million young people not in employment, education or training, youth unemployment should have been one of the priorities of the Medium Term Budget. But it wasn’t.
We need a policy environment
in which young people are not
simply passengers, but drivers of
change in our own lives, writes Pearl Pillay.
In this opinion piece on the Mail & Guardian, Youth Capital stresses the importance of understanding young people’s roadblocks to employment and develop coordinated and sustained solutions.
How can we practically start clearing the roadblocks on young people’s journey to quality work? Youth Capital’s 2021 annual publication, Unlock Jobs: Clearing Roadblocks to Youth Employment answers this question with a deep dive into three of the Action Plan’s Calls to Action: Certify Us, Make Job-Seeking Affordable, and Make Public Employment Work.
Youth Capital reflects with Elijah Mhlanga from the Department of Basic Education on learning from Phase 1 of the Basic Education Employment Initiative on SAfm.
Podcast | We join Hillary Musarurwa, Luvuyo Maseko and Dr. Solange Rosa from the Bertha Centre to discuss small shifts to tackle youth unemployment.
In this interview with Lester Kiewit, Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator’s Chief Brand Officer Kuben Nair speak about making job-seeking affordable.
Did the Basic Education Employment Initiative work for young people? Youth Capital’s Policy and Learning Manager discusses Youth Capital’s study on Voice of the Cape.
The Basic Education Employment Initiative is South Africa’s largest ever public employment programme. Did it work for young people? Read the report to find out