More work visits result in fewer “Neets”

More work visits result in fewer “Neets”

According to research, young people who have regular contact with employers while at school are much less likely to become “Neets” (not in education, employment or training). The report says that if students have four or more contacts with employers before they leave school, they are 86% less likely to become “Neet”. The issue is the availability of contact with employers is skewed towards the better-off pupils with the disadvantaged pupils, those with the greatest needs, more likely to miss out.

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