Summative evaluation of the Horizontal Youth Employment Strategy

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Employment and Social Development Canada. Evaluation Directorate Strategic Policy and Research Branch


This report presents the findings and conclusions of the Horizontal Summative Evaluation of the Youth Employment Strategy (YES or the Strategy). The Strategy consists of three streams, Career Focus (CF), Skills Link (SL), and Summer Work Experience (SWE). The evaluation reports on the core issues of relevance and performance, which include achievement of outcomes; an incremental impact analysis allowing attribution of effects on participation in the Strategy; and an analysis of the program costing in relation to participation and outcomes. Due to the unique characteristics of their...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Evaluation; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Outcomes; Labour market; Performance

Keywords: Youth program; Program evaluation; Transition from education and training to employment; Youth transitions; Labour market program; Employability; Skill development; Attainment

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: [Gatineau, Quebec]: Employment and Social Development Canada, 2015

Physical description: viii, 13 p.

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ISBN: 9780660022239

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 123.619

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