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Addressing youth unemployment through outreach, activation and service integration: technical dossier no. 9 [2019] Full document External document

Explores ways of improving the integration into the labour market of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET), drawing on the findings of study visits to Finland, Poland, Scotland ...

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Effective outreach to NEETs: experience from the ground [2018] Full document External document

Highlights existing practices, lessons learned, challenges and success factors on improving outreach to young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). Discusses the concept of o...

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Early activation and employment promotion [2018] Full document External document

Reports on the effectiveness of services designed to support jobseekers and remove barriers to employment. Analyses intensive support packages comprising of preventative dismissal measures; counsellin...

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Welfare reform: the impact on families in Scotland [2018] External document

Outlines the main welfare changes that have taken place since 2010, noting that the UK Government made £74 billion in reductions from the social security budget by 2015/2016. Sets out the basis for in...

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Characteristics of young people who are long-term NEET [2018] Full document External document

Looks at the characteristics of young people in who were not in education, employment or training (NEET) for a year in 2013/14, three years after completing key stage 4 in the 2010/2011 academic year...

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Scotgrad – Scotland’s unique, local collaboration, IN Phoenix, No 155 Oct 2018, p22 [2018]

Reports on ScotGrad, which offers rolling recruitment throughout the year to paid project-based, fixed-term jobs for graduates and summer placements for students in small and medium sized enterprises ...

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Barriers to employment for young adult carers: research report [2018] External document

Presents the results of research, carried out by the Learning and Work Institute for the Department of Education, into young adult carers' barriers to employment. Uses a mixed-methods approach (a lite...

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Employability skills in studio schools: investigating the use of the CREATE Framework [2018] External document

Explores how Studio Schools, which focus on project-based learning and real work experience, engage with, and implement, an employability skills framework, including how it is used to shape the curric...

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Challenges facing young people (House of Lords Library briefing) [2018] Full document External document

Highlights some of the problems affecting young people in the UK, including a lack of employment opportunities, poverty, a lack of affordable housing, poor physical and mental health, and being more l...

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Access to work: qualitative research with applicants, employers and delivery staff [2018] Full document External document

Presents the outcome of an evaluation of the Access to Work (AtW) programme which helps disabled people into employment by providing advice and support. Looks at how well the access and delivery proce...

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