Apprenticeships, young people, and social mobility

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Great Britain. Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission


This submission focuses on apprenticeship opportunities for young people aged 24 or under. The Commission assesses recent trends and considers what the implications are for opportunity today - and what they might tell about opportunities tomorrow. The Commission concludes that the policies in place may make a real difference for many young people. However, the Commission finds that there remains three substantial challenges to overcome if the youth apprenticeship offer is to improve and 16-24-year-olds are to reap the benefits of apprenticeship growth: (1) apprenticeship starts by young...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Youth; Equity; Outcomes

Keywords: Social mobility; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, 2016

Physical description: 26 p.

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Also called: Apprenticeships, young people, and social mobility: the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission's submission to the Apprenticeships Inquiry by the sub-committee on Education, Skills and the Economy

Resource type: Paper

Rights: Crown copyright March 2016

Call number: TD/TNC 124.655

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