New Report Launched – Youth Voice for the Future of Work

Education and Employers is pleased to have contributed to the new joint report launched by WorldSkills and the OECD. This new report aims to better understand the attitudes of young people when it comes to future technologies, their perceptions about how technological change will impact their work opportunities, and whether they feel if they are getting enough support from schools to prepare them for the future.

Find out what respondents to the survey said in this short video:


The research team at the charity Education and Employers, have supported WorldSkills and the OECD in designing a weighting regime for the international database provided by OnePoll, and have undertaken detailed analysis of young people’s view about the future of work and their transition to the modern labour market using quantitative methods.

New Report Launched - Youth Voice for the Future of WorkThis survey aims to fill the gap surrounding international comparable data on perceptions on the future work. Through the OECD campaign “I am the future of work” and WorldSkills Conference 2019 in Kazan, the findings are being promoted with stakeholders to feed the debate and positively influencepolicies on skills and education for a future that works.

19 countries

The respondents to the survey (conducted by ONEPoll) are young people at the end of general education and VET programmes from 19 “G20” countries. In addition, 1,488 samples were collected through WorldSkills Members who supported the research by sharing the survey with their networks: Australia, Canada, France, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, and United States of America.

18 – 24 yrs

The survey covered young people aged 18-24 years old.

15,000 respondents

The primary target sample size was 500-1,000 per country