Getting young people ‘work ready’: Our vision for how education should prepare young people for the modern world
This report marks the first-step in setting out CBI’s vision for how education should prepare young people for work. It calls on government to: 1. Rethink qualifications including GCSEs. 2. Broaden the EBacc to include a creative subject. 3. Work with the education sector and business to develop a framework and shared approach for essential attributes to sit alongside the Gatsby Benchmarks. 4. Integrate its Youth Charter and Careers Strategy.