Friday, 1 June 2012

We need a fundamental change if we are to arm our college leavers with the skills to succeed

Fintan Donohue (chief executive of Gazelle Global and principal and CEO of North Hertfordshire College) via FE News

The Work Foundation report, Lost in transition? The changing labour market and young people not in employment, education or training, states that 450,000 Neets have never had a regular job. The report reaches the the same conclusion as many others over the last decade, that young people trying to get on the first rung of the employment ladder don't have the depth or breadth of experience that they require in this changing economic climate.

Read the FE News article here and the full report by Paul Sissons and Katy Jones (PDF 48pp) here.

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