Project Details

This collaborative project sought to determine effective interventions that foster employability skills and support young learners to pathway into future education, training and/or employment. An evaluation was undertaken of key influencers on learners being work-ready, including programmes such as the Licence to Work (L2W). A key focus was to consider how employers can be supported in providing youth-friendly workplaces. 

Aims:

This project sought to evaluate an existing programme (L2W) that teaches young people soft skills which are recognised as core employability skills, and investigate how other key stakeholders invested in young peoples' learning and employment success can collaborate and build their capabilities to achieve this outcome. 

Methodology:

The qualitative and quantitative methodology of the project included:

  • focus groups
  • interviews
  • data analysis
  • employer workshop evaluations.

Team

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Peter McNeur

REAP Wairarapa
Masterton District Council logo

Tom Hullena

Project Advisor

Masterton District Council
COMET

Shirley Johnson

Project Advisor

COMET Auckland
REAP Wairarapa logo

Maria McKenzie

REAP Wairarapa
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Kylie Brady

REAP Wairarapa
Lesley Petersen

Dr Lesley Petersen

Petersen Consulting

Status

Completed

Funding

24480.00 (excl GST)

$24,480.00 REAP Wairarapa

Key Findings

Key Recommendations

Report

Supporting young adult learners through stakeholder collaboration: Designing intervention strategies for youth employability and learning success

Final report from a project to determine effective interventions that foster employability skills and support young learners to pathway into future education, training and/or employment.

  • 27 October 2021
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Guide

Creating a youth-friendly workplace | A guide for employers

Guide for employers with suggestions, tools, and ‘quick tips’ on how to create a youth-friendly workplace and support young people to become successful, contributing employees.

  • 27 October 2021
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