Ensuring young people are equipped with the opportunities and skills needed to enter the labour market contributes not only to their own well-being but also to the financial and social wellbeing of any nation.
Youth labour markets are volatile places even in prosperous times. In periods of economic disruption, research shows that young people are first to lose their jobs and last to find employment as the economy rebounds.
Our first mission forum sought to understand the impact COVID has had on young people in terms of their access to learning and the labour market.
Read the evidence report from this Forum