Study of School Gates Employment Support Initiative

Marangozov R, Dewson S | Research Report 747 | DWP | Apr 2011

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This report presents qualitative findings from the study of the School Gates Employment Initiative.This mostly involved qualitative research in 13 of the 25 pilot areas which included interviews with school heads, Regional Development Agency (RDA) leads, Jobcentre Plus, local authorities (LAs) and devolved administrations, parents and parent support staff in schools. It also involved two semi-structured group discussions with local partners at two practitioner events in November 2010, as well as a review of evidence presented in the Management Information (MI) and the quarterly reports from the pilot areas.