Constructive advice lacking
APPRENTICES: Redrow’s latest research reveals a lack of adequate advice on construction careers and apprenticeships in schools. In Yorkshire, nearly half of young people questioned answered “no” when asked if information on careers in construction had ever been discussed with them verbally by a teacher or had been made readily available in careers literature. Young men were more likely to have been given advice on a career in construction, with 40 per cent having received this. Just 29 per cent of young women were informed. The government is to improve technical education with the introduction of T levels.