Will raising the participation age in England solve the NEET problem?

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Author: Maguire, Sue


This paper considers the rationale for introducing the raising of the participation age (RPA) in learning in England from 2013 and assesses how, if fully implemented, it could contribute to improving the outcomes for young people who do not participate in any form of post-16 education, employment or training, and are currently defined as not in education, employment or training (NEET). It considers previous experience of extending young people's participation in learning, both in the UK and overseas, and draws on evidence from the author's research on a recent policy initiative targeted...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Participation; Teaching and learning; Governance

Keywords: Youth at risk; Youth program; Compulsory education; Youth transitions; Regulation

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2013

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Also called: Will raising the participation age in England solve the not in education, employment or training problem?

Journal volume: 18

Journal number: 1-2

Journal date: March-June 2013

Pages: pp. 61-76

ISSN: 1359-6748, 1747-5112 (online)

Special issue: 'Reclaiming the disengaged: critical perspectives on young people not in education, employment or training' guest edited by Robin Simmons and Ron Thompson.

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 111.980

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