Tag Archives: NEET

Reflections on NEET young people

The media is full of statistics about young people being unemployed. Statistics are important and give the picture. Do we stop to think about the young people behind the statistics? Young Gloucestershire work with young people who are NEET from … Continue reading

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Alcohol, Offending and Deprivation – A study

Currently I’m working on behalf of Mentor UK and in partnership with Alcohol Concern and Middlesex University to undertake research into young people’s experience of the youth justice system.  But why?  Having read some research by the DfE (pre coalition but … Continue reading

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Don’t call me NEET!

I was having a conversation with half a dozen other youth professionals yesterday and mentioned my dislike for the term NEET, an acronym for ‘Not in Employment Education or Training’, most often used when referring specifically to 16 to 24 … Continue reading

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