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How schools can protect young people going into a recession: teenage indicators of adult employment outcomes
This session presents new OECD work on teenage indicators of adult employment outcomes. Analysis of national longitudinal surveys (including from Australia) that follow thousands of individuals from childhood to adulthood shows that many teenage career-related attributes and experiences are consistently associated with better than expected adult employment outcomes even in a recession.

In this webinar, Anthony Mann who leads OECD work on career readiness will introduce teenage indicators of career readiness and, drawing on PISA 2018, show how ready Australia’s teenagers were for the Covid labour market. The session will also include examples of practice that can be expected to be particularly effective in supporting young people.

The webinar draws in particular on two recent OECD publications: How schools can help protect young people in a recession and Career ready? How schools can better prepare young people for working life in the era of COVID-19.

Through 2021, the OECD Career Readiness team will be developing data-driven tools for use in schools to assess the career readiness of young people. The team will also be publishing new research papers and guidance briefs and identifying examples of practice in line with the empirical evidence.

To contribute an example and/or to stay in touch with the project, email Anthony at Anthony.mann@oecd.org to join the project mailing list.

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Australia

Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, ACT - 16:00
South Australia, Northern Territory - 15:30
Western Australia - 14:00

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May 13, 2021 04:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Speakers

Dr Anthony Mann
Senior Policy Analyst (Education and Skills) @Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Dr Anthony Mann is a Senior Policy Analyst (Education and Skills) at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, France. He is author of numerous books, article and papers on school to work transitions and effective career guidance. He was lead editor of two Routledge collections of essays Understanding Employer Engagement in Education and Essays on Employer Engagement in Education. At the OECD, Anthony leads the team working on career readiness. Prior to that he lead OECD work on Vocational Education and Training. Earlier in his career, he worked at the UK (England) Department for Education developing policy across a range of fields and a founding director of London-based charity Education and Employers which has been responsible for connecting secondary school students with employee volunteers on millions of occasions. For more information, visit: http://www.oecd.org/education/career-readiness/ and follow Anthony on twitter @AnthonyMannOECD.