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Evaluation on Youth Employability -Phase I
Commissioning Unit: Jordan
Evaluation Plan: 2013-2017
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 07/2013
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Jordan
Documents Related to overall Management Response:
 
1. Recommendation: It would have been better for the job opportunity mapping to have taken place completely before announcing the program.
Management Response: [Added: 2013/08/28]

? This is done for phase II (demand driven) ? This was not done in phase I due to limitation of time and fund. ? The project was supply driven.

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2. Recommendation: ? The program would have had a more robust outcome had the recruitment call been ?closed? and ?specific?
Management Response: [Added: 2013/08/28]

? To be able to do this, the process of surveying the demand should have been done but as mentioned above there was limitations in fund and time. ? This is done for phase II(demand driven)

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3. Recommendation: ? Tourism is one sector that has all the potential to create more jobs. It is a ?national? project at the same time it is a ?focus? sector
Management Response: [Added: 2013/08/28]

? The tourism sector is not attractive for Jordanian youth and in need for more awareness campaigns. ? It is taken into consideration in phase II.

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4. Recommendation: ? Another ?national? parallel but ?focus? program is introduced with data collection training for BA holders, social workers, with specialized expertise training.
Management Response: [Added: 2013/08/28]

? This area needs a specialized program for training and targeted groups. ? Taken into consideration in phase II (demand driven).

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5. Recommendation: ? Urban center focuses: Fast food outlets need cashiers, sales persons and waiters, and developing ?Corporate Training Institutes? for short term apprenticeships.
Management Response: [Added: 2013/08/28]

? This area needs a specialized program for training and targeted groups. ? Taken into consideration in phase II (demand driven).

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6. Recommendation: ? UNDP can start working on the vocational certification project that is not kicking off in the Kingdom. This can help attract unskilled youth who would earn a minimum wage, hold a certificate of being a trained ?plumber? for example and raise the ?pride? in certain professions.
Management Response: [Added: 2013/08/28]

? Taken into consideration in phase II and a survey on vocational needs at each governorate is being conducted.

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7. Recommendation: ? The tourism business partner suggested that candidates are given prior opportunity to spend a day at the proposed on-job-training site to familiarize them with environment, and to allow them to talk to their peers.
Management Response: [Added: 2013/08/28]

? This does not apply to the design and scope of phase I ? Will be taken into consideration in Phase II

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