Almost 50,000 in ‘dead-end’ college courses
19 Nov 2013
A study by the Institute for Public Policy Research found that teenagers taking lower-level vocational qualifications were three times more likely to be classed as NEET – not in education, employment or training – as those studying A-levels.
There are nearly 50,000 teenagers on “dead-end courses” that fail to lead to a job or university, according to this research. The think-tank claims many teenagers on such courses would be better off in apprenticeships or stronger forms of training.