• DATE18 August, 2016
  • Published by Karen Armstrong
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Effective Ways to Support Youth Into Employment – SVA Quarterly

Youth unemployment continues to be a persistent problem, reaching 28% in some Australian communities.

This article focuses on the 10 fundamental principles essential to support at risk young people into employment which cover ‘personal’ factors (the capabilities and experiences a young person needs to gain and retain meaningful employment); and ‘community infrastructure’ factors (the ecosystem components required to support successful employment transitions).

These principles (and associated frameworks) can be used by service providers to help design and evaluate programs; and by funders as a guide for assessing the effectiveness of programs before an investment is made.

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