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Companies Having to Teach Employees Basic Skills They Should Have Learned in School


Last month it emerged that British teenagers had dropped out of the top 20 rankings in maths, science and reading for the first time and now lag behind those from countries such as Vietnam, Shanghai and Poland.

Mr Philips told the Daily Mirror: ‘I worry about our schools system. When young people come on to our apprenticeship schemes we have to do remedial literacy and numeracy work with them and it’s holding them back.

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