Double Cohort: Double Workforce
First Work is pleased to present its latest study of the double cohort, based on province-wide research on the implications of the double cohort for work-bound youth. This project was completed as part of ‘Kay’s Memorial Project‘ in memory of Kay Eastham and her commitment to youth employment.
Models of Economic Impact in a Skills Shortage Context
This report is intended to inform the MTCU and Job Connect centre managers on ways to apply economic impact models to the work of Youth Employment Centres. This project was completed as part of ‘Kay’s Memorial Project‘ in memory of Kay Eastham and her commitment to youth employment.
School to Work Transitions Report
The report contains a summary of the findings from an extensive survey of OAYEC members and other stakeholders concerned with School to Work transition strategies. This project was completed as part of ‘Kay’s Memorial Project’ in memory of Kay Eastham and her commitment to youth employment.
Labour Force Characteristics by Census Metropolitan Areas for Youth in Ontario
Employment, unemployment and participation figures and rates for youth in Ontario CMAs (1997-2000).
Since we are all in the same business of youth employment there is an opportunity to take the lessons learned by others and apply them to our own programs. This report lists some of the “best practices” from our member centres.
Double Cohort: Implications for Work-bound Youth
Double cohort refers to the double graduating class of 2003. Both students from the newly revised four-year Ontario secondary school curriculum and the old five-year curriculum will graduate in 2003. The result of this double graduating class will be an increase in the number of youth entering post-secondary education and entering the labour market around the time of the double cohort. First Work’s research discusses the factors affecting the magnitude of this increase.
School Partnership Survey
The School Partnership Survey assesses the extent to which First Work agencies work collaboratively with schools and school boards around school-to-work transitions.
Window on Youth Employment: Youth Employment Trends in Ontario
First Work’s extensive report examines the state and employment trends of young people 15 to 24 years of age. Window on Youth Employment provides a statistical profile of youth employment, complete with tables and graphs.
The Young and the Enterprising: A Study of Self-Employment in Ontario
An extensive report on the experiences of self-employed youth with businesses based in the information technology sector. Human Resources Development Canada funded the project and a team of youth researchers at the Ontario Association of Youth Employment Centres conducted the study.