Youth Employment UK
Youth Employment UK is a not-for-profit, independent organisation that puts young people at the heart of its work, all of our services have been co-designed with young people and our research and insight is based on the direct responses from the thousands of young people in our network.
Its free skills and careers platform helps young people to develop their understanding of the world of work and confidence in their own skill development. A core part of its work is to support employers to develop and be recognised for their best youth employment practice and through the Youth Friendly Employer Mark connect young people to those good quality opportunities.https://www.youthemployment.org.uk
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Social mobility masterclass for employers #6: Data
Data – the foundation of any diversity & inclusion strategy, with the Bridge Group In the last of our masterclass series on 3 December, we explored Data with the Bridge Group. This session followed the launch of our new guidance, which makes measuring socio-economic diversity in the workplace easier than ever – and we also […]
The Social Mobility Commission welcomes the White Paper on further education and the importance of vocational skills.
But we are also calling on #government to commit to extra funding, to ensure #schools and #colleges can plan for the long term. Our commissioner Alastair Da Costa, said:
“We welcome the drive to place #employers at the core of the programme (…) If employers work more closely with local schools and colleges this might also allow more individuals to stay where they grew up rather than moving away to get a better job.
However, extra long-term resources will be key to the success of these schemes. They cannot just be a sticking plaster to address the immediate devastating impact of #COVID on #jobs and #training.”
He also emphasised the need to focus on #students from the most #disadvantaged backgrounds, who receive the least training as adults yet face more barriers.
Read the Commission’s full response here https://lnkd.in/ggsVcvv
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