LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION IN SECONDARY SCHOOL: ENGLISH OR KISWAHILI?

Language of instruction has been a contentious issue for quite some time, especially in the early years. But what about later? Check out NPR’s Goats and Soda episode on a short film made by high school students from Zanzibar on the issues around English only instruction. To go to the page and see the film click […]

REPORT: KEY “SOFT SKILLS” THAT FOSTER YOUTH WORKFORCE SUCCESS

By Laura Lippman, Renee Ryberg, Rachel Carney, and Kristin Anderson Moore  DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT. Youth worldwide are finding it increasingly hard to enter and be successful in the workforce. Global youth unemployment stands at a staggering 75 million and the number is rising. Over the past 20 years, as the workforce has modernized around the world, […]

LOOKING FOR: Mental health/self-esteem scales for youth (18-25) in Marocco

By Kevin Hempel:   I am looking for advice regarding appropriate scales/survey questions to assess youth mental health and self-esteem in developing countries. This is in the context of an impact evaluation of a youth employment program in Morocco for youth 18-25. The youth tend to be from a low-income background but do not necessarily […]