It was great to see Renishaw recruiting a record 68 apprentices this year, but when I received the press release I was somewhat alarmed – although not surprised – by a quote from an existing Renishaw apprentice...
   
 

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Editor’s comment: February 2019

It was great to see Renishaw recruiting a record 68 apprentices this year, but when I received the press release I was somewhat alarmed – although not surprised – by a quote from an existing Renishaw apprentice.

One line in particular grabbed my attention: “My teachers pushed university as the only option after leaving school,” explained Lucy Spiteri-Beale, a software apprentice at Renishaw.

I posted the comment on social media and I can see it resonated with many of you as well. Engineering and manufacturing are multi-disciplined industries that require wide range of different skillsets. We’re simply not going to get the right balance if schoolteachers are incessantly pushing kids towards university...

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