Last edited 19 Aug 2020

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Steve Sugden Other Consultant

Construction as a career of choice for young people

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Written by Liz Waters with the support of the Sir Ian Dixon Scholarship this paper looks at why so many young people have a negative perception of construction. Following a comprehensive literature review Ms Waters carried out interviews with a number of 9-13 year olds. It concluded that, amongst other things, the image and perceptions of the industry held by both the young people and their influencers were a major reason for not considering a career.

Liz's full report here.pdf https://www.ciob.org/sites/default/files/View%20Liz's%20full%20report%20here.pdf

--Steve Sugden 16:08, 26 Jun 2020 (BST)

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