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Collaborative Partnerships

What are some great examples of how businesses, governments, educators and NGOs have collaborated to help young people into employment?

Various organisations from different sectors coming together can generate a far greater impact than any one of them could have achieved individually. Please share examples of such partnerships that broaden opportunities and aspirations for young people.

What can be done to increase the involvement and interaction between potential partners?  How might businesses, governments educators and NGOs better collaborate?  We welcome all thoughts on how to encourage more of these partnerships and guarantee their success.

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An organization in Seattle, WA called FareStart provides barista training and job placement for homeless and disadvantaged youth. This is something that could be done anywhere by tailoring the program  to the industry in each city.

An organization in Seattle, WA called FareStart provides barista training and job placement for homeless and disadvantaged youth. This is something that could be done anywhere by tailoring the program to the industry in each city.

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In the German speaking countries Austria,Switzerland,Lichtenstein,and Germany there has been a long tradition of low youth unemployment, mostly thanks to a learn-on-the-job apprenticeship system - a system seamlessly integrated into higher education.

In the German speaking countries Austria,Switzerland,Lichtenstein,and Germany there has been a long tradition of low youth unemployment, mostly thanks to a learn-on-the-job apprenticeship system - a system seamlessly integrated into higher education.

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Peter Thiel (Paypal co-founder, Venture Capitalist and the first investor in facebook) started a program called "20 under 20" where he pays twenty kids under the age of 20 $100,000 to leave school and start a company.
Peter Thiel (Paypal co-founder, Venture Capitalist and the first investor in facebook) started a program called "20 under 20" where he pays twenty kids under the age of 20 $100,000 to leave school and start a company.

Peter Thiel (Paypal co-founder, Venture Capitalist and the first investor in facebook) started a program called "20 under 20" where he pays twenty kids under the age of 20 $100,000 to leave school and start a company.

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NYC Media Lab connects companies seeking to advance new media technologies with academic institutions undertaking relevant research, in order to drive collaborative innovation.

NYC Media Lab connects companies seeking to advance new media technologies with academic institutions undertaking relevant research, in order to drive collaborative innovation.

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The Dual Education System allows students to combine an apprenticeship with a vocational education. There is a strong commitment of the companies to offer these apprenticeships and contribute to the education of young professionals.

The Dual Education System allows students to combine an apprenticeship with a vocational education. There is a strong commitment of the companies to offer these apprenticeships and contribute to the education of young professionals.

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The Theil Fellowship offers 20 promising students, with a grand idea to change the world or start a new business,$100,000 over 2 years to develop their ideas along with mentors to teach them.http://venturebeat.com/2012/06/12/thiel-fellowship-2012/

The Theil Fellowship offers 20 promising students, with a grand idea to change the world or start a new business,$100,000 over 2 years to develop their ideas along with mentors to teach them.http://venturebeat.com/2012/06/12/thiel-fellowship-2012/

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"Mozilla's Open Badges is working to make it easy for anyone to issue, earn and display badges across the web—through a shared infrastructure that's free and open to all."

"Mozilla's Open Badges is working to make it easy for anyone to issue, earn and display badges across the web—through a shared infrastructure that's free and open to all."

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Schoolchildren should be guided from a young age to realise that opportunities for work extend beyond the country they've grown up in.

Schoolchildren should be guided from a young age to realise that opportunities for work extend beyond the country they've grown up in.

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In this TEDx talk, tech ed entrepreneur Randy Wilhelm challenges schools to not ask "how smart are you?", but instead to ask "How are YOU smart". Randy believes students should be the center of classroom learning instead of the students.

In this TEDx talk, tech ed entrepreneur Randy Wilhelm challenges schools to not ask "how smart are you?", but instead to ask "How are YOU smart". Randy believes students should be the center of classroom learning instead of the students.

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Instead to understand a career from the details to the management, this program offers the opportunity to experience how a company is managed from the top.

Instead to understand a career from the details to the management, this program offers the opportunity to experience how a company is managed from the top.

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Rock Your Life! organizes coaching-relationships between students and pupils across Germany.

Rock Your Life! organizes coaching-relationships between students and pupils across Germany.

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Destination Imagination, Inc. is an extraordinary non-profit organization that provides educational programs for students to learn and experience creativity, teamwork and problem solving.

Destination Imagination, Inc. is an extraordinary non-profit organization that provides educational programs for students to learn and experience creativity, teamwork and problem solving.

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