Youth Capital Archives - Youth Capital

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.

Research Brief: Education

9 Jul 2021

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

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.

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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.

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.

Youth Voices | What Freedom Day means to us.

24 Jun 2021

In honour of Freedom Day, Youth Capital Influencer Lebogang Ditsebe puts forward actionable ideas on how we can shake the status quo, in a South Africa that can work for young people.

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.

Our Plan to Take Action.

6 May 2021

If we are serious about tackling youth unemployment, we need a shared strategy. The Action Plan helps us with that.

Opinion | Dear Minister Mboweni, help young people shift gears for our country’s recovery.

24 Feb 2021

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.

2020 Youth Capital Influencer Yearbook Final

10 Dec 2020

The Youth Capital Influencers Year Book tells the stories of young leaders who are committed to advocate for solutions to youth unemployment.

Opinion | Before, during and after Covid-19: An academic catch up plan for South African learners.

6 Aug 2020

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.

Listen | Why we need an academic catch-up plan now.

4 Jun 2020

With the Department of Basic Education’s plan to reopen school with a phased-in approach, in an interview on 702, Youth Capital stresses the importance of an academic catch-up plan to ensure that no learners are left behind.

Listen | No learner should be left behind.

28 May 2020

How can we ensure that the back to school plan of the Department of Basic Education ensures that all learners can learn equally? Kristal Duncan-Williams speaks to Lester Kiewit and a Grade 12 students on Cape Talk about the need for an academic catch-up plan that responds to the real needs of our learners. 

Opinion | South Africa’s digital divide detrimental to the youth.

20 Apr 2020

Without the means and data to leverage lockdown as a time to grow, COVID-19 reinforces how SA’s data-divide remains a barrier to young people’s progress and potential to learn.

Listen | What does youth unemployment look like post SONA 2020?

27 Feb 2020

Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams discusses youth unemployment in the context of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) and the Budget Speech 2020.

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