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Denham backs Vocational Qualification celebration

John Denham

All eighteen-year-olds will be eligible for a new 'universal offer' of Government support for continued education or training, Skills Secretary John Denham ha confirmed, speaking at the first ever Vocational Qualification day.

John Denham gives details of the new offer at an event to mark 'VQ day' - a celebration of the estimated three million people who gained a vocational qualification in the last year. From this autumn, all eighteen-year-olds will be eligible for the new 'universal offer' of Government support for continued education or training whether they do a vocational course, apprenticeship or study at university.

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