Young people not in education, employment or training (NEET): recent policy initiatives in England and their effects

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

Permanent URL for this page:

Author: Maguire, Sue


While policy-makers in Britain can justifiably lay claim to creating the term [not in education, employment or training] NEET to define young people who do not engage in formal learning, training or employment, the high number who fall into, and remain in, this category continues to challenge them. This, in part, is attributable to the extended use of the term NEET to capture all young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who fail to make sustained transitions, as opposed to the 16-18 year old cohort the term was initially designed to measure. This article will provide a discussion about...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Disadvantaged; Policy; Outcomes

Keywords: NEET; Unemployment; Youth transitions; Age; Policy analysis; Private sector; Government role; Youth program; Labour market program; Trend

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: [London, England]: Sage Publications, 2015

Access item:

Journal volume: 10

Journal number: 4

Journal date: 2015

Pages: pp. 525-536

ISSN: 1745-4999

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 140.241

Show Extra Info
QR Code for