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Over a quarter of UK households will give more time & money to charity this Christmas

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The real cost of the office Christmas do

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Justine Greening announces 27 new Degree Apprenticeship projects

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Apprentices can now get student bank accounts

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GCSE results 2017: Parents lack confidence to support their child’s career aspirations

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A-level results: Number of top grades rise for first time in six years & boys do better than girls

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A-level results: How UCAS Clearing could help you land your dream job in finance

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A-Level results: poorer students risk missing out on free Degree Apprenticeships as their parents haven’t been told about them

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Councils working on proposals for social work Degree Apprenticeships

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Supermarket giant, Tesco, teams up with university to deliver apprenticeships

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New GCSE grading system coming into use

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Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018-2019 despite Brexit

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A quarter of UK employers have never considered employing apprentices

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‘Jobs For The Boys’ myth limits apprentice opportunities

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Parents bribing children over GCSE results

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Winners announced at the School Leaver Awards 2017

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Finalists revealed: top UK employers for school leavers

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017: the ‘ladder of opportunity’

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Apprentices aged 18 must be paid the National Minimum Wage after 12 months

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Dozens of firms to embrace legal apprenticeships when levy is introduced

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UCAS: young women 35% more likely to enter higher education than male counterparts in 2016

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UCAS reports record number of people placed in their first choice university

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Young people are being told 'Why not do an apprenticeship?' without being shown how to do it, says Vince Cable

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Over half of ‘Generation Z’ feel unprepared for the future, says Adobe study

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Accountancy apprenticeships key to diversifying the profession, says ACCA

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National Apprenticeship Awards winners announced

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Thousands of apprenticeships are set to transform the public sector

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Degree Apprenticeships awarded multi-million pound fund

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Apprenticeship minimum wage set to rise by 10p

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New careers guidance tool for every secondary school in the country

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New app promises school leavers safe, authentic gap years

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GCSE results 2016: girls continue to outperform boys

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GCSE Results 2016: STEM Subjects Still Suffering

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GCSE results 2016: almost 30% of students want better advice on which A-levels to take

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GCSE results 2016: teenagers face an ‘information overload’ when it comes to career choices, says new report

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A-level results day 2016: 90% of students feel education system only prepares them for exams

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A-Level results day 2016

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Clearing 2016

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Grammar school: could you get in?

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Huge surge in demand for Nuclear Degree Apprenticeships in the north of England

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Women more likely to get top graduate jobs than men...if they apply

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Theresa May expands Department for Education to include apprenticeships

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Asda pledges to help women get into apprenticeships

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The majority of UK teachers say their school’s careers service is “inadequate”

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'Inadequate' school careers guidance is failing young people & should be punished by Ofsted, says new report

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What does Brexit mean for young people & apprenticeships?

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Annual Women in STEM campaign launched

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New management Degree Apprenticeships set to launch

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Three-quarters of young people fear they’ll never get the right job

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At just 13, girls are more likely than boys to think that university is important

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Thousands of apprentices to take part in major pay study

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Guest blog: David Cameron’s apprenticeships adviser

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Apprentices are three times more entrepreneurial than the average young person

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New training academies set to meet demand of growing nuclear energy sector

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Taskforce announced to improve accessibility of apprenticeships for people with learning disabilities

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Training provider charged over fraudulent football apprentice scheme

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Charity calls for education shake-up to respond to the digital revolution

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University boss says apprenticeships are often a better choice than a degree

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There will be a million unfilled IT jobs by 2020: are apprenticeships the answer?

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The new computer game that could improve your GCSE grades

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Google voted most popular graduate employer

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Education charity says apprenticeships are the answer to rising student debt

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‘Radical rethink’ required for apprenticeship levy, says The Confederation of British Industry

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Two ‘Magic Circle’ firms say no to legal apprenticeships

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English students face highest graduate debts, exceeding the US Ivy League

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Average employee spends over six working days a year slagging off their boss

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Law firm poised to launch first ever ‘Magic Circle’ legal apprenticeship

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Do careers run in the family?

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Young UK workers say they lack key skills compared to their European counterparts

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Decisions at 18: specialist conference taking place

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Government funding to boost Degree Apprenticeships

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National Apprenticeship Week: Institution of Engineering & Technology launches search for the best apprentices

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National Apprenticeship Week: graduate recruitment slows while more apprentices are hired

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National Apprenticeship Week: new apprenticeship standard for accountancy profession announced

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National Apprenticeship Week: record numbers apply for apprenticeships via UCAS

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National Apprenticeship Week: target of 26,000 apprenticeships in Scotland

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National Apprenticeship Week: extra cash for apprenticeships in Osborne’s Budget

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National Apprenticeship Week: schools must do more to inform students, says apprentice

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National Apprenticeship Week: London bus tour to promote apprenticeships

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National Apprenticeship Week: apprenticeships could bridge the education gap between rich & poor

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National Apprenticeship Week: students apply to university on ‘auto pilot’

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National Apprenticeship Week: Lloyds doubles its apprenticeship target to 8,000

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National Apprenticeship Week: new Degree Apprenticeships very popular with parents

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National Apprenticeship Week: 77% of apprentices get full-time jobs with their apprentice employer

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International Women’s Day: gender pay gap is even wider among apprentices

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International Women’s Day: encouraging more women into computer programming careers

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BT is creating 1,400 apprenticeship & graduate posts around the UK

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Brexit could cost 50,000 manufacturing apprenticeships

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Money worries are driving school leavers straight into work

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Almost a third of apprentices don’t complete their work schemes

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A fifth of young people fear apprenticeships will leave them trapped in an industry for life

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Girls at single-sex schools outdo their co-educated peers

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Jaguar Land Rover is voted the UK's best employer

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University invites employers to design their own degree apprenticeships

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Ofsted: apprentice employers need to be ‘more involved’ in schools

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Careers advice under the microscope: apprenticeships ‘are largely ignored’

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Over a quarter of students start a business while at university

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Autumn Statement: schools & sixth form colleges protected from cuts

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Autumn Statement: student loans to be increased

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Deloitte is using a computer game to recruit apprentices

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Girls limit their career options by pursuing "worthwhile" jobs while young men chase big salaries

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Autumn Statement: apprenticeships levy to raise £3 billion

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UCAS going ‘name blind’ to stop racism affecting university applications

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UCAS forms should include school exam results to help disadvantaged students

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‘Generation selfie’ weirdly shy about self-promotion

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UK city boasts 373% job creation increase & it’s not London

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Fund launched to help young people facing enterprise postcode lottery

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New scheme launched to link up business people with schools

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Schools still refusing to let girls wear trousers

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Half of students are worried about finding a job & lack confidence in careers advice

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Tory minister Matthew Hancock says under-25s don't deserve the minimum wage

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Government criticised in new report, Making Apprenticeships Work

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Microsoft’s apprentice lead wants a UCAS-style apprenticeship system

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Apprentice National Minimum Wage goes up by record amount

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Fake apprenticeships: government crackdown begins

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Ethnic minority students are less likely to get into university

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Are normal jobs being rebranded as “apprenticeships”?

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GCSE results 2015: more girls are taking STEM subjects

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Businesses will have to prove they employ apprentices to win government contracts

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GCSE results 2015: rise in number of students taking STEM subjects

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The number of school leavers going to uni through clearing could double

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Parents think extra-curricular activities are as important as education

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A-level results 2015: record number of people taking up university places

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A-level results 2015: more women than men entering university

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A-level results 2015: clearing offers on Facebook, Twitter & Skype

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Parents are adding to students’ exam results stress

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Universities say they’ll take more disadvantaged Students

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Over 70% of Parents think University is Unaffordable

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Girl spent £500 on a Prom Dress…then got banned from Prom

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Lack of Education is as dangerous as Smoking

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Employers are to be taxed for having Apprentices

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Support to poorest Students is to be scrapped

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Parents say their Children are “too clever” to do Apprenticeships

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National Women in Engineering Day

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Apprenticeships are to be legally protected

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Students were so mad at their Maths Exam they got it trending on Twitter

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What was in the Queen’s Speech for School Leavers?

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Gamers, are you ready? New School Leaver courses announced

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Kickstart your Career with Camden Apprenticeships!

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Top Employers for School & College Leavers Awards to be announced

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Poll of young People puts UKIP ahead of Lib Dems

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PwC will stop using A-level Results to assess Grad Scheme Applicants

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School Girls still think Engineering, Construction and Finance are “for Boys”

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What’s in the UKIP Manifesto for School Leavers?

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What’s in the Lib Dem Manifesto for School Leavers?

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What’s in the Conservative Manifesto for School Leavers?

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What’s in the Green Party Manifesto for School Leavers?

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What’s in the Labour Manifesto for School Leavers?

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University of Bath is best in the UK for Students

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Graduates with Disabilities fear discrimination when Job hunting

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World Health Day: 10 Foods to help with your Studies

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Students base University choices on Online Reputation, apparently

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Richer Pupils more than twice as likely to take the right A-levels to get into University

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The only way is up: Apprenticeships & Traineeships are on the rise

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Even People Working at Oxford University think Fees aren’t worth it

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Apprentices More Loyal Than Other Employees

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'Early school leavers' less than half as likely to vote as those with degrees

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High-End Tech & Engineering Industries in Skills Crisis: Could You be the Answer?

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Girls in Tech: Young Coding Winners Announced

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Apprentice National Minimum Wage is Increasing

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International Women's Day & National Apprenticeship Week: What Industries have the Most Female Apprentices?

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National Apprenticeship Week & International Women’s Day: The Number of Girls starting Apprenticeships is Falling

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National Apprenticeship Week: Apprentices Earn Almost £4K More than Grads in their First Jobs

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National Apprenticeship Week: UK Businesses could make an extra £18 Billion from Apprenticeships

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National Apprenticeship Week 2015 Launches Today

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Nearly Half of Young People Say They're Not Taught Essential Skills

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National Careers Week Launches Today

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Clare Balding & Tom Daley Inspire the Next Generation of Young Women in Sport

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Numbers of Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training have Fallen since Last Year

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UCAS Extra Opens Today & Could Help Thousands of University & College Applicants

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Businesses need more Apprentices and these Events will show them why

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Digital Literacy is just as important as Maths & English if You Want a Job in the Future

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New Apprenticeship Launched as Pub and Bar Sector Seeks New Talent

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Ed Milliband gives school leavers an apprenticeship guarantee

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Apprenticeship Vacancies Up Almost A Third

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University a ‘Disaster’

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UCAS End of Cycle Report Shows Record-breaking Numbers

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UCAS Deadline Thursday 15 January

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Russell Brand to Feature in New English A-level

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Government Announces Two Millionth Apprenticeship

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Parents Unaware of School Leaver Options

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Apprentices Contribute £34bn to UK Economy

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Ifs University College to Launch Junior Membership

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Survey suggests Plumbers Viewed as More Employable than Lawyers or Scientists

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12 November Most Likely Drop-out Day for University Students

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Apprentices Can Be Key to UK Growth, Says AAT Report

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Survey Suggests More Action Needed for University Alternatives Awareness

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Up to 40 Apprentices Set to Join TSB

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More than 700 Employers to Design New Apprenticeships

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UCAS Deadline for Medical and Veterinary Courses Approaching

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National Apprentice Minimum Wage Rises

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High Percentage of Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs Don’t Believe They Need a Degree

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100 New Traineeships Available at BDO

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Apprenticeships, “Just as Good” as University, Vince Cable States

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GCSE Results Day: Rise in A*-C Grades

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Civil Service Apprenticeship Positions Set to Double for 2015

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Record 8% More Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Earn University Places

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A-level Results: Record Numbers Get into University

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Research Suggests Half of University Applicants Have No Plan-B

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Exam Officers Warn GCSE and A-level Results May be Lower This Year

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Over 30,000 UCAS Applicants Accepted into Scottish Universities and Colleges

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Employers Making Further Efforts to Reel in Young Talent

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Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremonies to Take Place

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EY Welcomes School Students across UK onto Their Smart Futures Programme

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Statistics Show Thousands More School Leavers Choosing Apprenticeships

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Research Shows Employers Say Helping Young into Work is a ‘Must Do’

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Alternative Work Experience Ideas

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UCAS Reveals World Cup Countries’ Favourite University Subjects

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Youngest Ever UK PhD Student at University of Leicester

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School Leaver ‘Positive Destinations’ at Record High in Scotland

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Health & Safety Preparation Push for Work Experience Students

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Vocational Qualifications in Demand Over Next Ten Years

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Vince Cable Calls for UCAS to Include Higher Apprenticeships

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Government Support Firms with £25 Million for Training

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Lancaster Royal Grammar School Win the EY Arcade

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National Space Academy Higher Apprenticeship Takes Off

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Man City Player Mucks in Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week

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Survey Shows Former Apprentices Reach the Boardroom

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Report Shows Many Graduates Earning Less than Apprentices

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PwC Business Insight Week for Year 12 Students Launched

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2014 UCAS Deadline Fast Approaching!

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The London Professional Apprenticeship (LPA): New Year, New Scheme!

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Government Announces ‘Tech Levels’

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DAC Beachcroft Extend Apprentice Intake

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Higher Apprenticeship in Legal Studies in Wales Gains Government Support

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Record Numbers of Apprenticeships Confirmed

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Parents’ Perceptions of Apprenticeships Changing

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New Secret Services Apprenticeship Opportunity for School Leavers

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Legal Apprentices Kick Off Their Training

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First Legal Apprenticeship in Wales to Trial

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NCTJ Journalism Apprenticeships in Action as Evening Standard Launches Programme for Non-graduates

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Demand for Apprenticeship Places Up with 11 Applications per Position

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‘TechBacc’ for Vocational Course Students Announced

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One in Three Drop Out from A-Levels

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Unemployed Young People More Likely to be Depressed

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One Million Apply for Apprenticeships

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Finding Employment Tops Young People’s Concerns

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