Press release: Schools should be doing more to prepare young people for the world of work

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The nation's economic prosperity is at risk because the majority of England’s schools fail to prioritise enterprise education and work-related learning.

The survey, ‘Getting ready for work’ finds that only 4 of the 40 secondary schools visited by inspectors were demonstrating an effective approach to this aspect of the curriculum, despite the government’s commitment to take forward the recommendations made in Lord Young’s 2014 report into these matters.

The survey also finds that poor coordination between schools and businesses and the absence of any…

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