Mapping unattached youth in Jamaica: Report prepared for IADB
The Government of Jamaica plans to implement a Youth Development Program whose main objective is to reduce the number of poor unattached youth by facilitating their re-entry into the education system (formal or non-formal), the training system, or the labor market. Under the project a package of services comprised of remedial education, training, and socialization will delivered to unattached youth. The objective of this report is to provide a detailed profile and mapping of unattached youth for the future loan operation. The specific objectives are: 1. To provide information on the number and characteristics of unattached youth in order to assist in the design of appropriate interventions to address the main skill deficiencies among this group. 2. To describe the range of skills and qualifications of unattached youth in the target age group 3. To map skill levels to education and training opportunities.....