What school-leavers did next in 2005-06

22nd December 2006 at 00:00
In 2005-06, 5,053 young people left Glasgow secondary schools.

The proportion of pupils going into full-time further or higher education increased from 47 per cent in 2004-05 to 48 per cent in 2005-06. Two years ago, this figure was 40 per cent.

21 of Glasgow's 29 secondary schools had more than the national average of 23 per cent of young people going into full-time further education.

In 2005-06, the number of school-leavers in Glasgow who entered training increased by 3 per cent to 12 per cent - 7 per cent higher than the national figure of 5 per cent, which has remained static for the past three years.

Although the proportion of school-leavers entering employment fell by 4 per cent to 23 per cent in 2005-06, there were no more entering unemployment.

That figure remained static at 16 per cent (a 9 per cent drop compared with two years ago).

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