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Education Working For All! Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce Final Report

Education Working For All! Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce Final Report

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

ISBN: 9781784125233

Final report from the Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce. Contains 39 recommendations following extensive consultations with leading figures in education, business and equalities groups.

Executive Summary

The report focuses on significantly enhancing Scotland's vocational education to achieve the same acclaimed status as that enjoyed by Scotland's higher education sector.

There is also a focus on the importance of business and industry working with schools and colleges as a key factor in ensuring young people are more prepared for employment and better informed in career choice.

There are also a number of recommendations on encouraging and supporting more employers to recruit more young people. The report also contains a number of recommendations on advancing equalities within education and youth employment.