Virtual conference on skills for a resilient youth: virtual conference report


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Author: Neal, Terry


World Youth Skills Day 2020 took place in a challenging context. Prior to the pandemic, young people aged 15-24 were two to three times more likely than adults to be un- or under-employed and often faced a prolonged school-to-work transition period. In post-[Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 societies, as young people seek employment and are called upon to contribute to the recovery effort, they will need to be equipped with the relevant skills for today as well as the competencies to successfully manage evolving challenges and adapt to future disruptions. The virtual conference on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning; Labour market

Keywords: Youth transitions; Skill needs; Skill development; NEET; Online learning; Distance learning; Soft skills; Digital skills; Educational technology; Educational practice; Educational innovation

Published: Bonn, Germany: UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2020

Physical description: 13 p.

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Also called: UNESCO-UNEVOC virtual conference: skills for a resilient youth

Date: July 2020

Place: Bonn, Germany

Statement of responsibility: Moderated by Terry Neal

Resource type: Conference

Document number: TD/TNC 141.809

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