Learning to be employable: practical lessons from research into developing character

This report highlights the importance of the employability of young people in the UK to both economic and social prosperity and draws attention to the views of employers and the Office for Standards in Education (England) (Ofsted) that young people are still not ready for work when they emerge from the education system. Recently it has been recognised in schools that character, as well as examination results, has a significant role to play in shaping young people's life chances. By character the authors mean those attributes often called 'soft skills', 'non-cognitive skills' or '21st-century s ... Show more

Authors: Lucas, Bill; Hanson, Janet

Published: London, England, City and Guilds, 2016

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 91 p. (report) + 13 p. (summary)

Access item: https://www.cityandguilds.com/~/media/documents/what-we-offer/14-19/learning to be employable - full report pdf.ashx

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