Transition from Education to Employment in Grenada



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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Barbados


This report is one of the products elaborated in the context of the Blue Economists programme between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and the University of the West Indies (UWI).This partnership aims to respond to the challenges Caribbean is lands are facing when it comes to the sustainable use of marine resources, including impacts on ocean-related sectors, such as fisheries, research, tourism, and on maritime transport infrastructure. The report is structured as follows: Section 1 contains a situation analysis based on an investigation of four interlinked elements and policy areas. First is the presentation and interpretation of key labour market indicators. Second, is the overview of the main features of youth labour supply and of the educational offer in the country with an emphasis on technical and vocational education training (TVET). Third is the outline of the status of labour demand in the country and an introduction to potential employment opportunities. Fourth is the presentation of the status of labour market intermediation in the country and a brief analysis of the coordination across youth employment interventions. Section 2 builds on the findings in part one to provide some key recommendations accompanied by resource requirement for their execution categorised according to the temporal horizon for their implementation.


This report is part of the Blue Economists series by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and The University of the West Indies (UWI). This partnership aims at responding to the challenges Caribbean islands face with regards to economic diversification, job creation and resilience. Forth is report, UNDP and UWI received the incommensurable support of The International Labour Organization (ILO) whose mandate and expertise was key for the development of this study.

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