SPIE's David Mills Discusses Developing the Next Generation of Engineers with FE News

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Posted by SPIE UK

This year’s National Apprenticeships Week happened against a bleak backdrop for those in the engineering community.

Only in December, figures from the Department for Educationshowed that there had been a 38 percent drop in level two apprenticeships. Analysis of the data showed that engineering was one of four sectors in which this decline was most significant.

Compounding this, further analysis by the government’s Social Mobility Commission has highlighted that young people under the age of 25 are less likely to believe that apprenticeships provide opportunities to progress in their future careers.

Read the complete article on Further Education News...

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