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World Youth Skills Day is a celebration of youth empowerment which presents an appropriate moment for the public sector to showcase their commitment to apprenticeships training, equality and diversity, learning and development and coaching and mentoring for young people. By offering these valuable opportunities, the public sector can actively contribute to shaping a brighter future whilst fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce. 

Apprenticeships training: Building skills, fuelling progress

Apprenticeships have long been recognised as a powerful tool for bridging the gap between education and employment. In the Public Sector we can take a leading role in offering apprenticeships that provide individuals with hands-on experience, vocational skills, and professional development. By collaborating with educational institutions and industry partners, these programs offer an avenue for young people to enter the workforce, acquire valuable skills, and contribute meaningfully to society.

Equality and diversity training: Fostering inclusive workplaces

Embracing diversity and promoting equality are fundamental aspects of the public sector. Through age-related equality and diversity training, organisations can ensure that young people are provided equal opportunities, regardless of their age or background. Such training helps create an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives.

Learning and development of young people: Nurturing lifelong growth

Investing in the learning and development of young people is an investment in the future. We can play a vital role by nurturing talent by ensuring we are providing robust learning opportunities, such as training programs, workshops, and access to online resources. These initiatives empower young individuals to acquire new skills, deepen their knowledge, and adapt to the evolving needs of the public sector.

Coaching and mentoring training for young people: Guiding the leaders of tomorrow

Coaching and mentoring are powerful tools for nurturing talent and guiding young people towards success. Coaching and mentoring training can provide valuable guidance, support, and knowledge-sharing opportunities for young professionals. This investment in the next generation of leaders ensures a robust pipeline of skilled individuals who are ready to drive positive change within the public sector.

World Youth Day provides an ideal platform for the public sector to showcase their commitment to empowering young people through apprenticeships training, equality, and diversity training, learning and development initiatives, and coaching and mentoring programs. By investing in these areas, the public sector can cultivate a dynamic and inclusive workforce, capable of addressing the complex challenges of the future.

Through apprenticeships, young individuals gain the practical skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the public sector. The emphasis on equality and diversity training ensures that age-related biases are overcome, enabling a multigenerational workforce to thrive. Learning and development initiatives equip young professionals with the tools needed to adapt to changing demands and contribute meaningfully to their organizations. Finally, coaching and mentoring programs provide invaluable guidance and support, empowering young people to become the leaders of tomorrow.

As we continue to support young people to succeed within the public sector, we reinforce our commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and talent-rich workforce . By nurturing the potential of young minds and providing them with opportunities for growth, the public sector plays a vital role in shaping a brighter future for both the workplace and society as a whole. 

For more information around YPO’s Apprenticeships Framework, please email [email protected]. For more information around YPO’s Training DPS please email [email protected]

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