Evaluation of the impact of the Youth Service: NEET programme

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Author: Dixon, Sylvia; Crichton, Sarah

Abstract:

Youth Service: Not in Employment, Education or Training (or YS: NEET) is a [New Zealand] government programme designed to encourage and assist disadvantaged 16-17 year olds to stay in education or training and improve their qualification attainment. Community organisations are contracted to undertake needs assessments and provide mentoring and support for these youth. This paper evaluates the impact of the programme on the educational retention, qualification achievement, benefit receipt, inactivity and employment rates of participating youth in the 18-24 months after they enrol in YS:...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Disadvantaged; Employment; Evaluation; Finance; Participation; Outcomes

Keywords: Unemployment; Youth at risk; Youth transitions; Youth program; Mentoring; Program evaluation; Student retention; Academic persistence; Completion; Promotion of employment; Financial aid

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Treasury, 2016

Physical description: vi, 69 p.

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http://www.treasury.govt.nz/publications/research-policy/wp/2016/16-08

Also called: Evaluation of the impact of the Youth Service: Not in Employment, Education or Training programme

Related items: TD/TNC 127.369

ISBN: 9780947519476 (online)

Notes:
The related paper, 'Evaluation of the impact of the Youth Service: Youth Payment and Young Parent Payment', is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.369.

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 127.368

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