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Employers value experience over academic qualifications
Published:  08 November, 2013

New research from Edge and City & Guilds shows over half of employers value vocational qualifications more highly than academic qualifications.

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of employers see vocational qualifications (VQs) as essential for improving the skills of young people and preparing them for work, with over half (53%) rating VQs as more valuable than academic qualifications.