How Might We Connect Out of School Youth to the World of Work

Report
California Workforce Association
January 27, 2015
You, Me, a Lot of Other People,
and Out of School Youth
How Might We (Better) Connect
out of school youth to the world of work?
Diane Walton
OPEN IDEO Where people design better, together
& CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE
Challenge
CGI and OpenIDEO asked for solutions to
improve opportunities and pathways to
employment that will unleash young people’s
potential around the world.
The Big Picture
How OPENIdeo works
• https://openideo.com/content/how-it-works
Thought Starters
• Understanding the different faces of
unemployment
• Training and learning the right skills for success
• Fostering young people’s unique talents
• Investing in and valuing young people’s potential
• Bridging the information gap
Handout 1
The refined ideas were fantastic!
196 ideas submitted, 22 refined, 7 chosencheck them ALL out… openideo.com
Pop Up Bus (and Boat) + Innovation Centre:
Centres/Training Hubs and Mobile Workshops
that Pop Up in Communities Around the Globe,
Building Pathways and a Network of
Employment Opportunities for Youth
Steal these ideas!!!
One Day is the chance to get in contact with
passionate professionals in a field of interest, and
see for a day what it would be like to actually have
such a job and hear about ways to get there.
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BRAINSTORM
• How Might We (Better) Connect out of school
youth to the world of work?
• How might we rethink the recruiting process
to align the needs of business with potential
employees’ talent?
• How might we support young people to
pioneer new types of employment and
entrepreneurship?
Handout 2
Brainstorm worksheet
3
Discovery!
4
Tools for Refining and Experimenting
5 User Experience Map
Impact
6 Impact Story Template
UPLOAD! SHARE! DO!
And thank you… what you do, matters so much.
-diane
[email protected]

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