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NUMBERS TAKING SKILLS FUTURE IS LOW. IS IT A FAILURE?

Some 380,000 people went for training in courses as varied as computer coding and pastry-making, up from 350,000 in 2015.” The ratio of “people went for training” to “training places funded” works out to 0.413 (380,000 divided by 920,000) and 0.422 (350,000 divided by 830,000) in 2016 and 2015, respectively. So, does it mean that, arguably on a relative and proportional basis – less people actually went for training last year compared to 2015? Why? What are the reasons for this apparently low take-up rate?

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