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Tertiary courses are relevant

Mmegi Online 23 Jul 2021
So, school leavers should seriously consider enrolling in such courses ... Now, I had an interesting and unexpected problem! From being without work, I suddenly found myself having to choose between different job offers! This was because at the same time I had also applied for teaching posts at government secondary schools in Jamaica.
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Armed robbery, cybercrime in Ghana are the consequence of unemployment

Ghana Web 14 Jul 2021
Tertiary institutions churn more than 10,000 students yearly and who are willing and ready to find jobs in the labor market. But are jobs readily available? ... Only between 10 to 20 percent of these school leavers get jobs in both the public services and the private sector ... Unemployment was unknown and students could even get vacation jobs.
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Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET): The panacea to socio-economic development in the Builsa South District

Ghana Web 11 Jul 2021
However, in recent times the country continues to battle with a high incidence of joblessness and job-seeking among the youth ... Without employment-related skills, school leavers cannot benefit from even the basic employment opportunities that may be available to job seekers.
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What exactly pupils learn in school

Mmegi Online 09 Jul 2021
The Department of Curriculum Development and Evaluation is charged with the task of drawing up curricula for subjects taught at school, writes Correspondent GRAHAME MCLEOD ... Unlike in the past when government provided most jobs in the formal sector of the economy, many school leavers will now be self-employed and will run their own businesses.
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MBS receives RM2.55 mln grant to spur youth development programmes in Sabah

Malaysian National News Agency 05 Jul 2021
Hajiji said the government is expanding the job search allowance to non-SOCSO contributors especially to new graduates, school leavers and workers in informal sectors under the National People's Well-​Being and Economic Recovery Package (PEMULIH) that was announced recently.
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UK students miss out on university offers amid fear of admissions boom

The Observer 23 Jun 2021
Some schools have reported students expecting three As failing to receive a single offer this year ... This year universities are also faced with 31,000 extra 18-year-old applicants, owing to an increase in the number of children born in the early 2000s and more school-leavers opting to study at university to avoid the post-pandemic jobs market.
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Start the money conversation with your child, right now

Independent online (SA) 17 Jun 2021
Be open and honest ... It is our job as parents to educate them on this ... Teach them that cash is king ... We regularly see school leavers in their first job earning R5000 a month, and shortly finding themselves with debt repayments of R4500 per month ... Once children leave the primary school phase, you can actively push the idea of saving for long-term goals.
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Fewer school leavers get jobs and more stay on

BBC News 15 Jun 2021
The proportion of school leavers who got a job last year slumped to the lowest level for a decade amid uncertainty caused by Covid ... The percentage of school leavers who were unemployed increased from 5.8% in 2018/19 to 6.8% for last year's leavers ... The report shows that this was 92.2% of school leavers, down slightly on the previous year.
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The Covid bounce back is an opportunity to grow or start a business

This is Money 10 Jun 2021
Studies have repeatedly shown that many of today’s cohort of school leavers and graduates want to start their own business, either now or in the future. And many say that when they do seek a job, they’d like it be with a company where their entrepreneurial spirit can be harnessed and nurtured.
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SIMON LAMBERT: Small businesses innovated and inspired us in lockdown - now the bounce back ...

The Daily Mail 10 Jun 2021
Studies have repeatedly shown that many of today’s cohort of school leavers and graduates want to start their own business, either now or in the future. And many say that when they do seek a job, they’d like it be with a company where their entrepreneurial spirit can be harnessed and nurtured.
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War against everybody

Business Day Online 09 Jun 2021
Buhari’s press secretary, who has also now lost his job later explained in the government’s usual bland manner that the “revenue-saving measure” was “temporary.” Till the dying days of his government ... the husband retrenched, the wife’s stall demolished, and the school leaver kid unable to get a job.
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Report suggests Covid-19 is causing students to remain in school

TVNZ 05 Jun 2021
An education ministry report suggests Covid-19 is encouraging students to remain in school ... "It is tricky because the circumstances mean that many of our school leavers and young adults have to stay in those longer-term or part-time jobs for longer without actually being able to do what they need to do.".
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Covid-19 causing students to remain in school - report

TVNZ 05 Jun 2021
An education ministry report suggests Covid-19 is encouraging students to remain in school ... "It is tricky because the circumstances mean that many of our school leavers and young adults have to stay in those longer-term or part-time jobs for longer without actually being able to do what they need to do.".
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Online learning, a mandatory alternative

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Jun 2021
Our young South Africans are being denied the opportunity to grow and learn, and with so many school leavers not being able to enter the ... Connecting into a well-thought-through system for accessing jobs across the spectrum, especially entry-level jobs for school leavers; and.
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The Times view on apprenticeships: Skills Revolution

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 May 2021
BAE Systems is among the companies offering school leavers paid on-the-job training and the chance to study for professional qualifications ... of a decent job at the end of it.Sponsored.
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