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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?

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - Friday, 27 September 2013
09:30 - 10:30
Terrace Room, Grand Hotel, Labour Party Conference, Brighton

Speakers

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

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

Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Minister for Children and Families

Kevin Green, Chief Executive, Recruitment and Employers Confederation

Will Hutton, Chair, Big Innovation Centre (chair)

With Impetus - Private Equity Foundation


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.

View the Storify here

View all our recent blogs about Youth Unemployment here

With Impetus - Private Equity Foundation

 

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