Oakum picking in the twenty-first century

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This paper deals with employability courses for young people who are not in education, employment or training. It critiques the nature of such training and draws comparisons between provision for NEET young people and that to which the poor were subjected to in the nineteenth century.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationPost-16 Educator
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2011


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