almost 2 years ago
I am really worried about this as the true test of civilized society is how it treats is most vulnerable members e.g the elderly and the young! I think we have fall badly here! we are looking up children and not giving the support to help them change their lives! I wonder if prison education get much funding or maybe it been cut! Great!
"not giving the support" what do you propose?
A youth service and connections! Plus more family support for families which need it and mentoring programme in schools!
Have you got a message for the Prime Minister about the riots?
The British Youth Council, UK Youth Parliament and Young Mayors Network want young people themselves to have a say on the riots. They're currently compiling a report to take to UK Government and are asking young people to have their say.
The Government has announced a £60 million package aimed at boosting work prospects and "transforming" vocational education. The Government said it will provide funding for up to 250,000 more apprenticeships over the next four years, and fund 100,000 work placements over the next two years.
At the same time the head of McDonald's in Britain, Jane McDonald, has claimed that school leavers would be... Read more
about 2 years ago
What about if the job involved formal training? Could employers become educators too?
Yeah I think jobs with formal training would be a really good option. Especially in certain industries
Looks like degrees still aren't enough..."Graduates who have not bothered to secure work experience while studying stand "little or no" chance of getting a job at one of the UK's leading employers, a new report showed."
It's true that work placements have a huge impact on being able to secure a job. What companies want is people who can hit the ground running with little or no extra training. Internships are now the entry level jobs and yet remain largely unpaid.
If I could have afforded to do work placements whilst studying I would've done. However, my loan barely covered my rent. Talking to other people many... Read more