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To avoid creating a ‘lost generation’, with perhaps a fifth of all 18 year olds unemployed and outside training, a new push on apprenticeships would help
Hilary Steedman September 2010
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Tags: economy and society; hilary steedman; apprenticeships; cep; economy; employment; neets; training; uk government; uk politics; young people

With record numbers of young people not gaining university places, the viability of apprenticeships could make a huge difference in preventing a ‘lost generation’ out of touch with the labour market. Dr Hilary Steedman of the LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance compares UK provision to our European neighbours, and finds that not enough employers are offering them, and schools should do […]