Briefing: Work experience and careers education: DfE response to Youth Select Committee

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
April 12, 2019
Author
Chris Hayes
Issues Covered
  • Access to careers education in primary schools
  • Access to work experience for young people
  • Guidance on apprenticeships
  • Work experience for vulnerable students
Categories
Children's services and education, Economy and Regeneration
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The Youth Select Committee report ‘Realising the Potential of Work Experience’ looks at the unequal nature of young people’s access to work experience and ensuring that young people are suitably prepared to make informed post-16 choices on T-Levels and apprenticeships. The briefing looks at the Government’s response.

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