Making apprenticeships future-fit

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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (Great Britain) (CIPD)


Young people are likely to be particularly hard-hit by the economic downturn, with early figures suggesting they're already bearing the brunt from the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic. Employees under 25 are significantly more likely to work in sectors shut down as a result of COVID-19, while those under 30 are working fewer hours and earning less than their older counterparts. This is compounded by the strain COVID-19 places on the completion of apprenticeships and on employers' ability to retain apprentices or take on new ones. As illustrated in this paper, the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Youth; Policy

Keywords: Education and training reform; Access to education and training; Education and training opportunity; Entry into working life; Future; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2020

Physical description: 18 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 141.577

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