Dr Mary Bousted: Inequality is at the heart of NEET problem

Dr Mary Bousted

MORE than a million 16 to 24-year-olds – around one in six – are considered Neet (not in education, employment or training), according to statistics published by the Department for Education.

 

Dr Mary Bousted, general secretary of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), said: “With the government’s current education policies it is unsurprising that there are 32,000 more 18-24 year olds in England who are not in education, employment or training than two years ago. Read More…