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.

Read the full Guardian story.

Newsletter

Sign up to join our newsletter. Stay up-to-date by email.