This Youth Jobs Gap report uses the Longitudinal Education Outcomes data to reveal how disadvantaged young people are accessing and progressing in apprenticeships, including differences between regions in England.
When Impetus came on board in 2010, Resurgo’s main priority was to expand beyond the two centres it was operating in Hammersmith and Chelsea. Today, with Impetus' support, they have improved the effectiveness of their programme so that they are getting more young people into work, for longer, and they have expanded to eight centres across London.
The large number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEETs), has been a problem for over a decade. This report provides the case and details of a five-year strategy to ‘make NEETs history’.
Social care is an example of a growing sector with significant skill demands. More high quality apprenticeships could offer young people a strong vocational alternative to academic routes into work.