In this episode Edwina and John are joined by Laura Jenkins, the Virtual school's post-16 and careers lead alongside Mark Cowdell, Cambridgeshire's countywide NEET manager.
We know that the risk of becoming NEET (not in education, employment or training) is higher for children in care and care leavers. So how can we mitigate against this? Laura and Mark advocate driving high aspirations right through from early years and primary education.
Update to Participation Statutory Guidance FINAL (publishing.service.gov.uk)
Characteristics of young people who are long-term NEET (publishing.service.gov.uk)