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School leaver blog: soft skills, legal apprenticeships and Gandalf

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School leaver blog: goal-setters and diamond setters

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School leaver blog: news, career advice and fashion apprenticeships

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School Leaver Blog: university admissions, networking, journalism apprenticeships and more

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School leaver blog: results day special

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School leaver blog: news, careers advice… and David Beckham

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School leaver blog: rising rents, the implications of Brexit for school leavers and more

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School leaver blog: technical qualifications, labour rights, and racism at university

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A former government adviser says school leavers should get £20,000 to stay in training

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We need more Degree Apprenticeships, says education charity boss

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You can now do an apprenticeship in publishing

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UK workplace happiness score drops below global average

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18-34-year-olds actually don’t spend all their money on coffee & avocados

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Boots joins pharmacy employers to propose pharmacist apprenticeships

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Most UK employees work over six unpaid hours a week

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National Stress Awareness Day: what are the most stressful careers?

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40% of Brits work from home weekly

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Apprentices on higher starting salaries than graduates in certain industries

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8 CV skills that don't require a degree

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Celebrity career changes

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Work & youth services vital for tackling knife crime

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84% of UK students have never considered career in cyber security

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Fashion design scholarship launches for BAME students

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New app will encourage students to vote

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The School Leaver Awards 2019 finalists announced

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Blazing a trail: a woman’s journey from apprentice to director

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National Careers Week: working hours & salary are priorities

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74% of students want another say on Brexit

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Should we scrap GCESs?

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Why you should consider an engineering apprenticeship

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A new community apprenticeship programme is launching in North West England

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A quarter of young people feel lonely on Valentine’s Day

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What young people really want in the workplace

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The government launches new apprenticeship campaign

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How to tackle the skills shortage facing UK science

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A school leaver started an apprenticeship…& then his dad started the same one

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Revealed: the most popular undergraduate courses of 2018/19

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Where are all the female entrepreneurs?

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Revealed: the top 10 cities for Millenial start-ups

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Forget Blue Monday: January’s the month for career inspo

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The National Apprenticeship Service wants apprentices to tell them about their experiences…via text

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You can now do a Degree Apprenticeship in occupational therapy

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A quarter of workers regularly check emails during holidays

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A bank is creating the next generation of heritage engineering apprentices

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More than 40% of the general public think they’d make a good teacher

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Labour thinks GCSE reforms have benefitted private schools

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School leavers in England to be taught first aid

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The top 10 most employable degrees

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Generation Z drops out of recruitment

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Weekend jobs ditched for gig economy

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Most young people won’t achieve their salary expectations by the age of 30

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Mayor of London helps launch 2,000 apprenticeships

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The best places to start a career

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Smartphone ban in school helps pupils’ mental health

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The barriers stopping young people accessing work experience

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Britain drops down university global rankings for employability

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70% of young Brits have a ‘side hustle’

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The top five fashion jobs you’ve never heard of

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Apprentices helped Lewis Hamilton win his fifth Formula One championship

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The most popular apprenticeships revealed

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Minister celebrates female engineering & manufacturing apprentices

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The civil service wants school leavers to work as apprentice economists

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Mental health issues among Millennials at all time high

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The Green Party wants a living wage for apprentices

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Lack of flexibility makes people want to start their own business

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Alesha Dixon & Akala are giving careers advice on YouTube

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The countries defying the traditional ‘9 –5’

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The number of people doing apprenticeships in Wales is going up

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Only 54% of uni graduates have ‘graduate level’ jobs

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Just 15% of young people think they’ll get the job they want

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People are calling for changes to Degree Apprenticeships

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This Head of Year 11 sat the new, harder maths GCSE & only got a C grade

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The five people you’ll find in every office, guaranteed

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A-levels: proportion of students in England getting C or above falls

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Stormzy is paying for black students to go to Cambridge

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People in STEM careers have a better standard of living

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School leavers unable to remember facts due to their “Google it” mentality

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Scottish universities are only offering Clearing places to poorer applicants

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Creative GCSEs are on the decrease

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The number of women completing apprenticeships in Scotland is dropping

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60% of university degrees will leave you earning less than the UK average

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The top 50 most affordable university towns

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The government really, really wants you to get a summer job

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Over a quarter of secondary school pupils get private tuition

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“We’ll quit “ – two in five Brits say they’d leave their jobs if perks were stopped

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The number of school leavers doing Intermediate Apprenticeships is falling

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Only 15% of students think university is good value for money

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Young people are getting more political

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UK school leavers want to study abroad & their parents agree

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Girls still don’t think they can be engineers

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“Impossible” & “diabolical”…there’s been an A-level exam blunder

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The UK is the only country that uses predicted grades for university admissions

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Apprenticeships have hit a four-year high in the pharmaceutical industry

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Pupils at boarding school Eton now have to hand over their mobile phones at night

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Nearly three quarters of millennials plan to return to studying later in life

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“Who stole my lunch?!”: The UK’s most annoying office habits

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School could be damaging your eyesight

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You should listen to music to deal with exam stress

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Most university students will ditch grad jobs for self-employment

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Young people are putting their data at risk on social media sites

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The top UK employers for school leavers have been announced

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SATs week: 45% of school children scared they’ll be “embarrassed” by their results

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The best cities to study in for a career in the UK games industry

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The least popular undergraduate courses

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The top 10 cities for a pay rise right now

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Girls: the next generation of aerospace engineers

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Four things young people can do today to future-proof their careers

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The top 10 cities for career prospects

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Citizenship education can ensure school leavers are active members of society & end inequality

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No beards allowed? The top 10 craziest workplace rules

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Under-18s want to be pop stars not politicians

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School leavers can now do an apprenticeship in 3D printing

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BT is using virtual reality technology to recruit apprentices

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The North is beating the South in apprenticeship numbers

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“I said I could speak Ukrainian”: One in six UK workers has lied on their CV

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Shortlist announced: School Leaver of the Year 2018

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Top UK employers for school leavers: finalists announced

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National Apprenticeship Week: essential events this March

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Careers advice in primary schools to be trialled

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

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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: Sir Lenny Henry takes over Clearing hotline at Birmingham City University

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

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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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New Institute for Apprenticeships launches

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A quarter of UK employers have never considered employing apprentices

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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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Almost two thirds of the UK’s biggest employers are planning Degree Apprenticeships to coincide with the Apprenticeship Levy

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Dozens of firms to embrace legal apprenticeships when levy is introduced

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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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Business volunteers to support half of all schools & colleges as Enterprise Advisers

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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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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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All About School Leavers hosts inaugural School Leaver Conference

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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: 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: A-level re-marks

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A-Level results day 2016

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Clearing 2019

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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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Online university offers free degrees to Syrian refugees

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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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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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Degree Apprenticeships & Higher Apprenticeships celebrated in Manchester

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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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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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Another law firm has announced it is launching a legal apprenticeship

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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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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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UK universities slip in world rankings

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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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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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Female school leavers are put off STEM careers because the industry is 'male-dominated'

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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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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: how apprenticeships are turning lives around

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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: 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: apprenticeships in numbers

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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: 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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Brexit would impact on graduate jobs market, warns industry boss

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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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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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The number of young adults living with their parents reaches 20 year high

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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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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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Government publishes its five-year apprenticeships plan

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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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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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England’s university fees are the most expensive in the industrialised world

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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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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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Extra-curricular experience means faster progress at work

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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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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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University of Surrey is named University of the Year

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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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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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GCSE results 2015: English & maths improve while A* grades drop

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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: 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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School leavers need to get better at selling themselves on social media

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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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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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UK School Leavers lack skills compared to rest of Europe

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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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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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School & College Leavers vote for top Employers

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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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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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First ever Youth Leader Debate

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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 Labour Manifesto for School Leavers?

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