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Are NVQs a waste of time?

An unemployment rate of 20% among young people could become the norm, according to research from the think tank Demos.

Michelle Stannard explains how she took an NVQ course in photography four years ago hoping that it would help her to get a job. And Dr Matt Grist, senior researcher at Demos, discusses the findings.

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