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FE learners and apprentices study: Reasons for non-completion

A qualitative research report comprising 36 interviews with FE learners and apprentices, highlighting reasons for their non-completion of course or apprenticeship.


Learners and apprentices study: reasons for non-completion

Ref: ISBN 978-1-78105-961-6, DFE-RR898PDF, 1.25MB, 69 pages


This research follows on from the recently completed FE learners and apprentices survey.

The research provides a detailed understanding of:

  • the reasons for non-completion of FE learning or apprenticeships
  • the support that learners and apprentices had received
  • additional support they thought they would have benefited from

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