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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, 30 September 2013
08:00 - 09:30
Manchester Central, Central 8, Conservative Party Conference, Manchester

Speakers

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

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

Will Hutton, Chair, Big Innovation Centre

Mark Hoban MP, Minister of State for Employment

Faisal Islam, Economics Editor, Channel 4 News

 


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.

Read the summary from Dods here

With Impetus - Private Equity Foundation

 

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