Dutch Ashoka Fellow is one of UNESCO-UNEVOC most promising practices!

Young Africa

We are proud to share that Young Africa, Dutch Fellow’s Dorien Beurskens organization, is been awarded as Promising Practices award from UNESCO-UNEVOC. The Promising Practices database showcases initiatives that are successful in confronting fundamental subjects i.e. Gender equality, Youth employment, ICT all regarding TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training).

Young Africa focuses on youth unemployment through developing a method for disadvantaged youth to help increase their employability through on the job training, developing their skills for the job market and transforming them into active members of the community. Young Africa is acknowledged as Promising Practice since they are proven to be very efficient and effective in their approach of vocational education since above 80% of their 33.000 educated students succeed to start their own business or find a job!

More on this:  http://www.unevoc.unesco.org/up/PP_YA2.pdf

This article was originally published on 27 February 2017
Related TopicsLabor, Youth development, Community development, Business & Social Enterprise, Children & Youth, Development & Prosperity, Social Entrepreneurship

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