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Apprenticeships ‘failing young people’, says commission | BBC News

The government’s apprenticeships drive is failing to deliver for young people in England – with enrolments flatlining among under-25s, a commission says.

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission says apprenticeship starts for under-25s rose by 4% from 2010-14 , compared with 17% for over-25s.And most training courses taken were not a step up from the apprentice’s previous level of study, it added.

No 10 said it was committed to getting more young people into apprenticeships.

Read more about this story on the BBC website: Apprenticeships ‘failing young people’, says commission | BBC News

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