While there has been a policy focus on addressing under-representation in Apprenticeships, particularly by gender, over many years, it is apparent that progress is slow. There is a continued need to focus on inequalities to ensure that:
This project was designed to supply information about under-representation by gender and among ethnic minority groups in the Apprenticeship programme overall. While many occupational frameworks within the Apprenticeship programme are strongly gender segregated, young people from ethnic minority backgrounds are under-represented in high-quality Apprenticeship frameworks.
A summary of the report’s main findings can be found at: https://www.tuc.org.uk/sites/default/files/IESReport.doc
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