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Apprenticeships 'are not delivering social mobility'

Sarah Best

3rd July 2020

The Social Mobility Commission had said that the apprenticeship system is failing some groups of young people.

They reported that individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who apply for apprenticeships has declined. Furthermore, those from more disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to earn less than those from non-disadvantaged backgrounds.

This article could be used for the Education unit (social mobility, vocational education).

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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