Skip to main content

Departmental Work Experience

Volume 493: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many work placements his Department and its predecessors offered to (a) school pupils, (b) university students and (c) graduates in each of the last five years. (274491)

The information is as follows:

School pupils

University students and graduates

2005

69

14

2006

78

27

20071

40

35

2008

55

32

1 Department for Education and Skills up to 27 June 2007 and Department of Children, Schools and Families from 28 June 2007.

It is not possible to separate figures for university students and graduates.

The Department is currently in the process of planning its own work experience programme for 2009.