World Youth Skills Day
"Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art."
Every year 15th of July is marked as a Word Youth Skills Day with an aim to recognize the strategic importance of giving young people skills in jobs, decent work, and entrepreneurship and to underline the key role of skilled youth in addressing global challenges of the present and future. It is a great way to create knowledge and begin conversations about the value of technological, educational, and growth training. The awareness of this day can be used to highlight the importance of skills for economic growth and personal success.
Nearly 3 times young people are more likely to unemployed than adults and which are constantly exposed to lower quality jobs, greater inequalities in the labor market and longer and more insecure transitions from school to work and that’s why training and preparation are important determinants of labor market performance. On 18th December 2014, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to establish World Youth Skill Day.
This year the World Youth Skill Day is a challenging year as the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown as the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have led to the worldwide closure of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, threatening the continuity of skills development. Currently, According to the estimate, nearly 70% of the world leaner are affected by the closure of educational institutes.
Why is World Youth Skills Day important?
One of the most important problems the youth is facing in today’s world is the raising of youth unemployment in developed and developing countries. According to the latest Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020: Technology and the future of jobs reveal that since 2017 the number of young non-employed, trained, or training (NEET) has been increased.
This year the World Youth Skills Day shares a message about the development of trained youth. A variety of simulated activities will take place with the theme of “Skills for a Resilient Youth”.
On 15/07/2022 Saturday, Gajera Vidyabhavan Sachin celebrated world youth skills day. The teachers and students of primary section celebrated youth skill Day with a lot of enthusiasm. Teacher’s conducted various activities on the club wise with the students as a preparation for our club related skills.
Our principal Mr. Nitin Patil also gave us a lot of information on youth skill Day even our Vice Principal Mrs. Anju Mistry also encourage our students for organizing this beautiful event.