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.
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.
COVID-19 has turned the spotlight on the challenges learners face in schools. The ongoing lockdown means that different learners have access to different resources. We need a catch up plan to support all learners to learn equally.
To reduce youth unemployment, young South Africans need to be involved in the design and implementation of the President’s recently announced Presidential Youth Employment Plan.
Between the cost of actually finding a job, from transport to the essential mobile data, it’s no wonder the unemployed have all but given up, writes Youth Capital Project lead Kristal Duncan-Williams on Business Live.