Swansea shows how to cut Neets

30th September 2011 at 01:00

Policy-makers from across Wales heard how a council had succeeded in cutting the young people not in employment, education or training (Neet) at a special conference in Cardiff last week. In five years, Swansea has slashed the number of 16 to 18-year-old Neets from 350 to 110 by introducing early-intervention strategies in its schools.

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