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Dropout generation failed by colleges: £800m a year wasted on students who quit courses they should never have been signed up to

Published on: Mon, 02 Feb 2015 0:00:00 UTC
News Agency: The Independent

More than £800m a year is being wasted on students who drop out of apprenticeships and A-level courses because their schools and colleges are more interested in getting “bums on seats” than on guiding them to the right subjects. Critics warn that data released today shows that a generation of young people have been set up for failure, spending wasted months out of the jobs market or more appropriate education.

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