Rainbow UK Higher Education

Striving to Promote Equality and Diversity in UK Higher Education

Youngsters from ethnic minorities miss out on apprenticeships

The government has pledged to create 75,000 new apprenticeships over the next four years. But with plans to phase out programme-led apprentices, BME participation in apprenticeships could sink lower. Proportionally, BME students have already have been hit hard by the scrapping of the education maintenance allowance (EMA).

The Guardian.

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