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News in August 2014.

  1. Future possible – future perfect?

    With the next government clearly in mind, the CBI has called upon schools to join business and government in doing more to get young people ready for work and to end the scourge of youth unemployment. In Future possible: the business vision for giving young people the chance they deserve,...

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  2. A-level results day

    The BBC’s A-level results coverage shows the small percentage change in grade boundaries between this year and last year (See here). They also highlight the expansion in university places this year which means that students with lower grades than expected may still get offers. The BBC has also assembled a...

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  3. Remember the young ones: Improving career opportunities for Britain’s young people

    This report from the IPPR think tank looks at five critical elements of the school-to-work transition for young people – the role of employers, vocational education, apprenticeships, careers guidance, and the benefits system – and at lessons the UK can learn from European economies with better youth employment records.  ...

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