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ConnectEd: Preparing Youth for the Connected World

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ConnectEd not only trains youth in technical and vocational skills and assists with job placements, but places a strong emphasis on the importance of life skills and pre-vocational skills training, which includes Information Communication Technology skills, financial literacy, and knowledge about the world of work. In all ConnectEd countries, adult mentorship plays a key role in helping youth strengthen their foundation skills for the world of work.

This short brief reviews ConnectEd's strategies for preparing youth for the world of work, and the impact on youth themselves. World Education, 2012.

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