Schools fail to find work experience for 1/3 of pupils

More than a third of pupils are missing out on work experience while at secondary school, new research shows, TES is reporting.

A report from the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) found that just 63 per cent of young people have gained workplace experience by the time they finish Year 11, and one in five (18 per cent) are missing out on yearly “employment encounters” such as mentoring and enterprise schemes.

The careers service behind the report has been heavily criticised by MPs since it was established by former education secretary Nicky Morgan in 2014.

Education secretary Gavin Williamson said of the CEC report: “It is incredibly encouraging to see so many businesses coming together to deliver so much for their local communities.

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