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Promoting Social Mobility through Apprenticeships

The number of apprenticeship starts from the most disadvantaged quintile fell by 30% between 2015/16 and 2018/19. In this video Edward Donkor from the Social Mobility Commission explores how apprenticeships can improve social mobility and provides a toolkit for employers, and other stakeholders, to increase the accessibility of their apprenticeship programmes.

Confronting Multi-Generational Disadvantage: The Impact of Deprivation on Social Mobility

Social mobility varies widely across local authorities in England. In this article we’ll look at the recent work of the Social Mobility Commission in highlighting differences in opportunities across England.

Apprenticeships: A Catalyst for Social Mobility?

Apprenticeships pose the opportunity for those with fewer qualifications to excel in their careers. We spoke to Dr Steven Cooper, Interim Co-Chair, Social Mobility Commission and CEO, C.Hoare & Co about their experience with apprenticeships.