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PROJECTS Economics

ECONOMICS "Money in my pocket" - economic and employment opportunities

The theme Money in my pocket includes topics such as:

  • How to diversify and expand job opportunities for school leavers
  • Salaries and hourly rates of payment
  • Range of jobs available, now and in five to ten years
  • Skills and training needed Education – primary, secondary, tertiary, vocational, formal, informal
  • How to prepare island school leavers for the world of work
  • Brain drain (qualified people relocating overseas)
  • Securing high level positions
  • Gender issues

Projects in were carried out in: the Caribbean; the Indian & Atlantic Oceans; and the Pacific

List of projects

  • Antigua & Barbuda - Youth Employment and Small Business Development
  • Papua New Guinea - Kolgpeng Fish Farm
  • Seychelles - Helping to create more employment through local investment
  • Solomon Islands - Empowerment workshop and training on career development skills
  • Tuvalu - Home gardening: For better nutrition and money in my pocket!