Out of school youth

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Table of Content

Title page …………………………………………………….. 1
Acknowledgement ………………………………………….. 3
Dedication ………………………………………………….... 4
Introduction …………………………………………………. 5
Significance ………………………………………………….. 6
Objectives ……………………………………………………. 7
Body …………………………………………………………... 8-18 What is education? ……………………………………………..... 8 What is out of school youth? …………………………………… 8 What are the government actions concerning OSY? ….…..... 14

What are the results of government actions? ……………….... 17
Conclusion ………………………………………………….. 18
Recommendations ……………………………………….… 19
Bibliography ………………………………………………… 20

Acknowledgement

Grateful acknowledgements to the following: The
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According to 42 USCS § 12511 (Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 129, National and Community Service; National and Community Service Grant Program; General Provisions), the term "out-of-school youth" means “an individual who--
(A) has not attained the age of 27;
(B) has not completed college or the equivalent thereof; and
(C) is not enrolled in an elementary or secondary school or institution of higher education.”

According to the website of Philippine Star, Out of school youth means having a vulnerable people who have needs. In fact, it can be said that it is a pre-condition for the overall up-lift and welfare of nation. This is why investment in education is considered to be so vital for human resource development and the enhancement of the quality of manpower. It is clear that the composition and characteristics of this most crucial part of population goes a long way in the process of national development of the policy makers and planners in their planning and decision making for the future. Out of school youth is a vulnerable population with complex needs. Many face dim employment prospects and uncertain futures. Out of school youth is broadly defined as youth aged 16 to 24 who are not in school and who is unemployed, underemployed, or lacking basic skills, while there is no single system
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