Research and analysis

Preparing vulnerable young people for employment

Ofsted good practice example showing how Developing Initiatives for Support in the Community (DISC) provides a successful programme.

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This good practice example shows how Developing Initiatives for Support in the Community (DISC) provides an education and training programme aimed at particularly vulnerable young learners to enable them to develop independent living skills and get ready to begin an apprenticeship, take further courses or start work.

The success of the programme is a reflection of the high levels of personal support from DISC staff and a curriculum that incorporates high quality work experience.