Category Archives: NEET

18.03.2016

Should schools be held accountable for the progression of their students?

Should schools be held accountable for the progression of their students?

With the recent report by Impetus-PEF on how too many disadvantaged young people are failing to transition from school to work and the news the Ofsted and the Department for Education are “going to war,”  you can be sure that this debate is only going to get bigger. As a charity it’s often hard to […]

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11.03.2016

Life after school: The road most travelled?

Life after school: The road most travelled?

Our founder Impetus-PEF has released new research into the attainment gap for disadvantaged young people in the UK. The report highlights how too many young people are failing to transition from school to work. The research revealed: An alarming number of disadvantaged young people are not achieving the crucial GCSEs they need to succeed the first time […]

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01.02.2016

New law to end ‘outdated snobbery’ towards apprenticeships

New law to end ‘outdated snobbery’ towards apprenticeships

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said schools must give equal airtime to the non-academic routes pupils can take post-16, under government plans to end the ‘second class’ perception of technical and professional education. A new law would see apprenticeship providers visit schools as part of careers advice from early secondary school, to talk to pupils about the opportunities open […]

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