Teachers TV: Education Leaving Age
Last updated 02 May 2013, created 04 June 2010, viewed 989
Mike Baker examines Government plans for raising the education leaving age to 18, aimed at tackling the problem of young people not in education or employment. There is a duty on young people to participate and a duty on parents to assist their children to stay on in education, as well as duties o More…n employers to release young people from training, and on school and colleges to inform authorities if young people drop out. In order too encourage young people to participate in courses, the Government plan to offer Education Maintenance Allowances.