A meaningful work experience placement while still at school is crucial to a successful apprenticeship, says Ofsted.
The education watchdog wants schools to organise better placements and the government to develop stronger careers guidance for over-16s in England.
In a report, it says official figures suggest around a quarter of the people who begin apprenticeships drop out.
A government spokeswoman said the report gave valuable insights into making apprenticeships more effective.
To pinpoint best practice, Ofsted analysed 15 of the best apprenticeships, among them those run by the Premier League, McDonalds and Sassoons hair salons…
Read More @ BBC News – ‘School work placements boost apprentice success’.
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