Young People Without Qualifications: How 'Headline Numbers' Shape Policy and Aspiration
England's most widely used indicator of young people's education and labour market status is the NEET category - 'not in education, employment or training'. Making comparisons with how France and Germany measure school leavers' progression and achievement, Hilary Steedman argues that NEET is no longer good enough.
26 October 2011 Paper Number CEPCP349
This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Education and skills programme.