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Danger of poor vocational choices according to Ofsted

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Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw said: “Vocational options for teenagers should be much better so the talents of non-academic pupils are not wasted”.

The education watchdog warns of a “one-size fits all” model in England which leaves those that do not succeed in exams.

According to Sir Michael, better vocational training would reduce youth unemployment.

“We simply have to improve the quality of our technical provision,” insists the Ofsted chief.

The Department for Education says pupils are now “better prepared for further study and more ready for the world of work”.

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