Youth Employment

tech for good Using automation and AI to undertake routine functions could free up our supply of engineers for more creative tasks. Our engineers would control and steer the algorithmic optimisations set up for machines. We should embrace the opportunities this could create for global development.
"What would Richard Branson change if he was the head teacher in this school?" This is a question I asked recently at a Facework
Nearly half of all young people believe education alone isn't enough to secure a job, with a third saying they are not taught
The unemployment rates of young people - held back by political, physical, family, economic or educational obstacles - continue to increase. It is bad in many developed nations, but is in fact far worse in economies that are still in a state of development.
This September kids up and down the country returned to school to find that alongside the traditional subjects of Maths, English and Science, three new areas of study in computer science, digital skills and IT had been introduced to the national curriculum.
We hear from Isabelle Minneci on what L'Oréal looks for in their graduates, and why one of their placements might just be
Careers advice is an absolute, hands down essential part of education. Careers advice is an absolute, hands down essential part of education. So why are 93% of young people not getting any? What's the point in having a choice between school, college, apprenticeships, university or setting up your own business, if you don't even know those choices exist?
George Osborne has promised more apprenticeships for young people to help solve the country's youth unemployment problem
Employment minister Esther McVey has been accused of peddling "fact-free nonsense" after urging young people to apply for
What we need is relatively simple: businesses to recognise that those under 25 could become a talent pool that will help them grow but they have an active role to play in helping them understand and then develop the skills that are needed. It could start with offering work experience, a traineeship or apprenticeship. What's important is realising this interaction will inspire a young person about what their future could hold and directly influence their success. Especially for the one in six who grow up in families where neither parent is employed.