95% of Scottish college-leavers have positive destinations

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In Insider yesterday:

‘The latest College Leaver Destinations report found that of the 50,298 students who qualified in 2016/17, 88.9% had confirmed destinations – up from 87.2% the previous year. A total of 95% moved onto so-called positive destinations including employment, training or education – up from 94.9%.Top of Form The number of those unemployed or unavailable to work due to travel or other responsibilities also dropped from 12.4% to 11.7%. For those students who remained in education at college or university, 86.3% progressed to a higher level of study.’

https://www.insider.co.uk/news/college-leavers-destinations-report-employment-13389310

Other recent good news on education in Scotland:

Herald publishes entirely positive report on Scottish education. No, really, they have

More students from the most deprived parts of Scotland are entering Higher Education but, once again, BBC Scotland attempts to mislead us

BBC Scotland and STV News attempt to mislead us on Higher Education application rates from ‘poorest areas’ and former mathematics teacher Iain Gray fails to add them up properly for them.

Thousands of schools across Scotland are to share more than £120m to help close the educational attainment gap.

Further increase in Scots studying at university and more taking education and science under SNP administration

 

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6 thoughts on “95% of Scottish college-leavers have positive destinations

  1. Bugger (the Panda) October 11, 2018 / 8:26 am

    Meanwhile in Tory England and Labour Wales………….

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      • Bugger (the Panda) October 11, 2018 / 3:15 pm

        Axiomatic

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