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Effective Careers Interventions for Disadvantaged Young People: Evidence review

01 Nov 2021

School-mediated support is particularly important for young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds, as it helps expose students to a range of people, jobs and career options and challenges class-based stereotypes.

With the support of JPMorgan Chase, The Careers & Enterprise Company  commissioned the Behavioural Insight Team (BIT) to develop evidence of how career support, that sits within the Gatsby Benchmarks, can be further targeted to improve post-16 transitions to education or employment for young people from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. This work was commissioned to inform a new programme to help connect pupils facing significant barriers to prepare for the world of work and build further evidence on effective practice.

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Discover more about effective careers interventions for young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

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