WHAT DO WE NEED TO LEARN? THE ROLE OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING
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The Toronto Star sponsored a year-long study into youth unemployment. They investigated whether there was a skills shortage and whether better training programs were the answer… Assess their findings and recommendations. What more did you learn from Alan Sears and James Cairns?
HYPERLINK “http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2012/12/15/atkinson_series_surprising_lessons_on_the_youth_job_crisis.html” Atkinson series: Surprising lessons on the youth job crisis
HYPERLINK “http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2012/12/07/atkinson_series_skills_shortage_a_selfinflicted_wound.html” Atkinson Series: Skills shortage a self-inflicted wound
HYPERLINK “http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2012/12/15/atkinson_series_young_job_seekers_thwarted_by_lack_of_a_national_strategy.html” Atkinson series: Young job seekers thwarted by lack of a national strategy – Co-op programs, good counsellors, career courses, and workplace training are all part of solution.
Sears, Alan and James Cairns. “ HYPERLINK “http://www.socialistproject.ca/bullet/932.php” Austerity U: Preparing Students for Precarious Lives”. The Bullet. Socialist Project E-Bulletin No. 932. 29 January 2014. Almost everywhere you look around the world, policy-makers are introducing big changes to university systems and pondering deeper transformation. It isn’t surprising that these changes take different forms on campuses in countries as different as Canada, Britain, the United States, Chile, Greece, and India, but there are also important common themes in the change agenda globally.
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– The essay should be written based on the above links
-a penetrating critical analysis of the material
-no outside source!!
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