Report

Our youth employment action plan

Setting our young people on a strong pathway to fulfilling working lives
Employment Youth unemployment New Zealand
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Youth employment action plan (report) 725.08 KB
Description

This report sets out a programme of actions for government agencies to improve education, training and employment outcomes for young people to build on and improve the pipeline of support to:

  • prevent young people from falling into unemployment and/or non-participation in education or training and put in place the building blocks for success through earlier identification and effective interventions to better build labour market preparedness.
  • support young people to make informed choices and good transitions in a complex environment through better careers guidance and job brokering; creating better incentives to employ and train people with challenges; strengthening partnerships with whānau, hapū, iwi, and community; expanding effective pastoral care/mentoring to those that need it; promoting more collaboration and connectivity across services; and scaling effective interventions.
  • ensure young people have employment opportunities and access to the support they need to overcome barriers and get back on track through increasing driver licence uptake and creating employment opportunities.
Publication Details
Publication Year:
2019