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Barnardo’s calls for 20,000 apprenticeships for those leaving the care system

Paul Thorn August 18, 2015

Following the Government’s pledge to create three million new apprenticeships for young people, Barnardo’s is calling on them to reserve 20,000 for 16-18 years olds leaving the care system. Recent unemployment figures show that young people are three times more likely to be unemployed, with care leavers being twice as likely to not be in education, employment or training.

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