Better prepared: essential skills and employment outcomes for young people


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Author: Kashefpakdel, Elnaz T.; Ravenscroft, Tom; Percy, Chris


The transition of young people from education into employment between the ages of 16 and 25 is always a challenging one. The [COVID-19] pandemic has once again had a disproportionate impact on young people - both through disruption to education, and the oversized damage to the retail and hospitality industries that often act as a critical bridge for young people into employment. This has placed further emphasis on essential skills and their critical importance to supporting an effective transition into the world of work - a relevance increasingly echoed by both educators and employers....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Skills and knowledge; Employment; Income

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development; Basic skill; Socioeconomic background; Employment outcomes; Transition from education and training to employment; Youth transitions; Attitude; Educational level; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: [London, England]: Skills Builder Partnership, 2021

Physical description: 51 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Elnaz Kashefpakdel, Tom Ravenscroft, and Chris Percy

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 143.672

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