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.
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.
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.
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.
Youth Capital discusses youth unemployment and solutions with Refiloe Mpakanyane and Dr. Athambile Masola on 702.
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.
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 Influencer Bonginkosi Mchunu reflects on the challenges learners face when choosing subjects and what solutions he is implementing with his NGO Ohllofus.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In this radio interview with Clement Manyathela on 702, Youth Capital discusses internships.
For real economic recovery, we need to change the trajectory of how young people find and keep work. How can the Budget Speech address this? Write Kristal Duncan-Williams and Clotilde Angelucci.