Wake-up call for ‘Neets’

by Liz Hall Intensive and personalised mentoring will be among the radical Youth Contract plans announced by the UK’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The government will pay training providers to make “alarm calls” to wake up unemployed teenagers in a bid to get them into work. Clegg’s initiative aims to tackle the record number of England’s 16 and 17-year-olds ‘Neets’ (people who are ‘Not in Education, Employment or Training’.) Support will be tailored to suit individual needs and will include projects and interventions such as skills training on maths and literacy, and help with personal finance, health and wellbeing. […]

Please login to continue reading this article

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply