Coaching skills are helping support workers connect more deeply with young people not in education, employment or training (NEETs), empowering and motivating them to take responsibility for their lives. Mark Bisson reports More than 35 million young people across OECD countries are not in education, employment or training (NEET), according to the OECD Skills Outlook 2015. In England alone, 738,000 young people between the ages of 16 and 24 are currently NEET (Gov UK, Q1 2015). The UK’s Audit Commission estimates the average lifetime cost to public finances and resource costs at more than £160,000 (Coles et al, 2010) for each young […]

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