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Education and Employment

"No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.” - Brad Henry, 26th Governor of Oklahoma

 

EOS - Working Towards Sustainable Employment: EOS delivers the Work Programme on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions in Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country, providing services designed to return the longer term unemployed back into sustainable employment.

Social Investment in Education - The Young Foundation: A review of the role social investment can play in education by the Young Foundation, an organisation using social innovation to tackle the root causes of inequality.

Invest in Education: A campaign to provide equal opportunities for education and training to all young people in Europe.

Global Partnership for Education: A multilateral organisation aiming to achieve a good quality education for every child.

Youth: the hardest hit by the global financial crisis - United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe: An article by the UNRIC summarising the challenges today’s youth face as a result of the global financial crisis.