Jobs For The Boys Myth Limits Apprentice Opportunities

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School leavers are missing out on potential apprenticeship opportunities because they mistakenly believe that careers available are in so called ‘traditional’ gender specific careers, new research by leading employer Prudential shows1.

Posted inNews archiveon19 May 2017 Gender bias colours students’ attitudes to apprenticeships Six out of 10 school leavers believe apprenticeship opportunities are in sectors with mainly male workforces One in three parents believe apprenticeships are suited to boys Male students wrongly believe apprenticeships for men involve manual labour while female students think most opportunities are in nursing, healthcare and childcare

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