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Career Advice in UK – Children should choose academic or vocational path at 14 Ofsted chief says

Pupils should be ‘streamed’ into either academic or vocational ‘clusters’ at the age of 14 to help them get jobs when they leave school, according to the head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw Sir Michael Wilshaw said teenagers should transfer between schools before sitting their GCSEs depending on their aptitude for an academic or vocational education.

He said the proposal would give teenagers the ‘maximum opportunity’ to find work.

At the moment, there are 146,000 unfilled jobs because companies can’t find staff with the appropriate skills, especially in the financial, transport, communications, agriculture and manufacturing sectors.

In a speech to the Confederation of British Industry in Coventry, the Ofsted head said schools should form into local ‘clusters’ centred around a top-performing school or college, with at least one institution specialising in advanced vocational qualifications.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Ofsted chief says children should choose an academic or vocational future at 14 – Parentdish UK.

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