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1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 19 November 2012

Are teenagers ready for work when they leave school?

The CBI's not convinced. It says schools are becoming "exam factories" fostering the "cult of the average."

Its chairman SIR ROGER CARR, says pupils should be "rounded and grounded" when they leave.
Is an OBESSION with tests stopping life skills? Or do you NEED the rigour of the exam system to prepare for life beyond the classroom?

Calling all parents, employers - and recent school leavers. What do YOU think?

Are teenagers ready for work when they leave school?


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