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Lost in transition? Why are young people failing to make the transition from school to work?

Lost in transition? Why are young people failing to make the transition from school to work?

Monday, 16 September 2013
18:15 - 19:30
The SECC, Ness Room, Liberal Democrats Party Conference, Glasgow

There is a national youth unemployment crisis, with few established pathways into good employment for those that do not go to university. Where alternative pathways exist, as with apprenticeships, demand often far outstrips supply and some argue that the education and training system is failing to equip school leavers with the skills they need to access opportunities.

Chair

Lizzie Crowley, Head of Youth Unemployment Programme, The Work Foundation

Speakers

Rhian Johns, Director of Policy and Campaignes, Impetus - Private Equity Foundation

Rt Hon Simon Hughes MP

Kate Shoesmith, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, REC

With Impetus - Private Equity Foundation

 

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