YEA Data Points

Youth Employment Action Plan (2019)

“We want all of our young people to get as much as they can from schooling and experience the smoothest possible transitions to either employment or further education and training” – Hon Willie Jackson | Minister of Employment, 2019

The Youth Employment Action Plan (2019) is the first population-focused action plan for improving employment outcomes under the Government’s Employment Strategy.

According to it, we need

  1. to prevent young people from falling into unemployment and/or non-participation in education.
  2. to support young people to make informed choices and good transitions.
  3. to ensure young people have employment opportunities and access.