The Government publishes research measuring the time that young people spend on activities which build their skills and employability

By July 28, 2020 Press Releases

The Government have published research, conducted in 2017, which examines the amount of time that students spend on building their skills and employability in pre-16 and post-16 education.

The research covers:

  • qualification hours (defined as the time that students spend in teaching and learning that counts towards their qualifications).
  • non qualification hours (organised by educational institutions and include time spent on activities that can be broadly categorised as employability, enrichment and pastoral).
  • homework and self-study
  • activities outside of education
  • a typical week

The research can be read in full here.


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