The transition from school to work leaves some young people “overlooked and left behind”.
The majority of young people are significantly overlooked in their transition to work by the education system and the focus on apprenticeships is not suitable for everyone. These are the findings of the House of Lords Select Committee following its inquiry into social mobility which focused on how to ensure that all young people are offered a high quality career path after they leave school.
In its inquiry report, the committee makes 8 recommendations to the Government, which support the development of an improved system to help young people through the transition from education to work. These include: