Getting young people 'work ready': our vision for how education should prepare young people for the modern world

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1 June 2019
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
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This report marks the first-step in setting out CBI’s vision for how education should prepare young people for work.

It calls on government to:

  • Rethink qualifications including GCSEs.
  • Broaden the EBacc to include a creative subject.
  • Work with the education sector and business to develop a framework and shared approach for essential attributes to sit alongside the Gatsby Benchmarks.
  • Integrate its Youth Charter and Careers Strategy.

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