Jobs for youth = Des emplois pour les jeunes: Australia

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Improving the performance of youth on the labour market is a crucial challenge in OECD countries facing persistent youth unemployment. As labour markets become more and more selective, a lack of relevant skills brings a higher risk of unemployment. Whatever the level of qualification, first experiences on the labour market have a profound influence on later working life. Getting off to a good start facilitates integration and lays the foundation for a good career, while a failure can be difficult to make up. Ensuring a good start will require co-ordinated policies to bring the education...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Labour market; Outcomes; Teaching and learning; Employment; Policy; Workforce development

Keywords: Recommendations; Unemployment; Transition from education and training to employment; Policy analysis; Workplace learning; On the job training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2009

Physical description: 150 p.

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ISBN: 9789264060197

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 95.927

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