Bridging the Cognitive / Noncognitive Divide: A Coherent Approach to Measuring Personal Factors That Influence Youth Development and Youth Livelihoods

Having been working in Comoros and seeing so many young people without jobs and being manipulated by politicians to cause trouble, it is essential we understand more about adolescence and youth development social and psychological perspectives. The report from IRC provides more insights into some of the personal factors that should be considered by those working with youth development and livelihoods.

Bridging the Cognitive / Noncognitive Divide: A Coherent Approach to Measuring Personal Factors That Influence Youth Development  and Youth Livelihoods

In response to this critical question, the International Rescue Committee is pleased to announce the launch of Bridging the Cognitive/ Noncognitive Divide: A coherent approach to measuring Personal factors that influence youth development and youth livelihoods.

This report explores the role of personal factors in the field of youth development and youth livelihoods to answer the following questions:

  • What are personal factors and how are they currently conceived across disciplines?
  • How to personal factors contribute to positive outcomes in youth programming?
  • What steps can be taken to ensure personal factors are incorporated into youth development and entrepreneurships models?

The full report is available here.

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