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Published on January 12, 2009

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Slide 1: Activity 3: Group Discussion on Globalization and Youth Employment Group Two: Ms Olivia Diem, ITUC Mr Choi Jang-Yoon, FKTU Mr Edwin Lye, SNTUC Slide 2: Youth Employment Problems transition from “decent education” to “decent” employment Indonesia >>>> Not smooth Korea >>>> Smooth Singapore >>>> Smooth Slide 3: Youth Employment Problems transition from “decent education” to “decent” employment Indonesia >>>> Not smooth No equal access to education (boys get priority) Educated young workers are offered low pay for jobs Little correlation between knowledge & skills acquired in formal education and the application of it in the job -most only complete Primary school education Slide 4: Youth Employment Problems transition from “decent education” to “decent” employment Korea >>>> Smooth -Strong emphasis by Government and Society on Education -But create a lot of stress on students, teachers & parents -on the average, one student commit suicide everyday Slide 5: Youth Employment Problems transition from “decent education” to “decent” employment Singapore >>>> Smooth -Strong emphasis by Government and Society on Education -The proportion of Resident non-student pop with Sec or higher qualification (15-24 age category) rose from 30.3% in 1980 to 84.7% in 2000 -Increasing levels of stress similar to Korea Slide 6: Youth Employment Problems Are the youth unemployment rate higher than the general unemployment rate? Indonesia >>>> Yes Korea >>>> Yes Singapore >>>> Yes Slide 7: Youth Employment Problems Are the youth unemployment rate higher than the general unemployment rate? Indonesia >>>> Yes General unemployment about 10+% Youth unemployment (share = 54%) Slide 8: Youth Employment Problems who suffers most?! Singapore >less educated young workers >unskilled young workers >income divide >digital divide Slide 9: Youth Employment Problems Are the youth unemployment rate higher than the general unemployment rate? Korea >>>> Yes General unemployment about 4+% Youth unemployment 9.8% (about twice that of general unemployment) Slide 10: Youth Employment Problems Are the youth unemployment rate higher than the general unemployment rate? Singapore >>>> Yes General unemployment about 4+% Youth unemployment hovered around twice that of it Slide 11: Youth Employment Problems who suffers most?! Indonesia >female (pay & benefits) >rural area >less educated >unskilled worker Slide 12: Youth Employment Problems who suffers most?! Korea >fresh graduates (taken advantage of by employers – task & pay) >low skilled young workers >female (promotion, sexual harassment) >less educated workers Slide 13: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Demand Side Indonesia >not enough job creation (public & private) >ICT not well developed >there are many small biz start-ups but corruption affects their performance (govt is changing the various policies to address this, autonomy is given to each province to manage) Slide 14: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Demand Side Korea >ICT = ok >Not enough job creation (public & private) >Many employees dream to have their own biz, in fact many of them do biz part-time Slide 15: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Demand Side Singapore >ICT = ok >Not enough biz start-ups >Wage are high relative to productivity (cut in CPF from 36% to 33% wef Oct 2003) >Public sector (told to watch headcount in recent budget debate, cuts for entry level) Slide 16: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Supply Side Indonesia >Education system = needs attention, (no equal access to education, parents prefer Children to work vs study) >there are vocational training centres (but the quality of some are questionable) >young workers do have aspirations >guidance/counseling is available in schs Slide 17: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Supply Side Korea >Education System = Good! BUT stressful! >many private training centres >young workers do have aspirations >guidance/counseling is available in schs >new trend, internet career guidance & job search Slide 18: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Supply Side Singapore >Education System = Good! BUT stressful! (min sec edn 30.3% in 1980, 2000 = 84.7%) >vocational training is structured & done at Institute of Technical education (ITE) >guidance/counseling is available in schs Slide 19: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Matching Function Indonesia >there is a govt employment services >private employment services = many but not enough jobs and opportunities >poor prediction of sectors with skill shortage >there is a channel of communication for workers BUT the voice is weak! Slide 20: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Matching Function Korea >only a few public employment service >many private employment services (abt 80% job seekers get jobs through them) >poor prediction of sectors with skill shortage >there is tripartite committee but lack of trust! >there is a skills certification but stressful for workers…maybe too many (some workers get cheated of their money) Slide 21: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Matching Function Singapore >Recently - Work Development Agency >there are private employment services >SNTUC JobLink >firm believe in tripartite relationship >labour movement is involved in policy making process >recent – efforts in skills certification Slide 22: Cause of Youth Employment Problems Who should take the responsibilities? At the end of the day, we feel that all parties (govt, employers, trade unions, workers…etc) should take responsibility for areas within their span of control.

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