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Movement for Work

Country of implementation
United Kingdom
General short description of the innovation
The ?Movement to Work? initiative was launched by a coalition of Britain?s biggest employers who have come together to tackle youth unemployment. The companies have pledged to run vocational training schemes to help unemployed young people into work. The aspiration is to offer 100,000 work training opportunities over the next two years. Movement to Work schemes will be based on successful programmes run by The Prince?s Trust.
Target group
Policy Field
  • education
Type of Policy
  • private for profit
Duration of the policy
since 2013
Scope of innovation
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: 100,000 beneficiaries
  • Spatial coverage: national
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
Fight youth unemployment by bringing young people in training with the ultimate aim of facilitating the transition into employment.
Type of innovation
  • new policy, practice or measure
New outputs
  • training schemes
Intended target group
Young unemployed
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • private for-profit organisations (commercial) (various companies)
Intended output
  • training schemes
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