Our Workforce: Our Youth Forum
Nearly 150 people attended the Our Workforce: Our Youth forum on 20 March 2012 at the Waikato Stadium in Hamilton. The aim of the forum was to bring together people interested in sector strategies for addressing skills shortages and youth unemployment.
The programme included a wide range of speakers from around the country and abroad. Please click on the links below to view a speaker's profile or their presentation handouts/information.
Photo L to R: John Kotoisuva, Anna Cox, Bev Gatenby, Jenna Clarke, Rose Black, Christine Hanley, Bret Halverson, Clint Baddeley and Dale Williams.
For further information please contact Bev Gatenby on 07 838 2660, extn 7 or email@example.com
Download notes from forum including collated feedback from facilitated discussions.
Insights into strategies
Dale Williams, Mayor of Otorohanga and Chair of Mayors Taskforce for Jobs
Dr Bret Halverson, Consultant, New York
Skills shortages and unemployment in our region
Dr Rose Black and Anna Cox, Poverty Action Waikato
Grow our own workforce
Jenna Clarke and Christine Hanley, Counties Manukau District Health Board
C-Me Mentoring and Trades at School
John Kotoisuva, C-Me Mentoring Foundation Trust, Auckland