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UK youngsters think that degree-level apprenticeships are better for future careers prospects than a traditional university diploma, according to pollster Ipsos MORI.

The study, which was conducted to coincide with the Sutton Trust/Pearson summit on apprenticeships and vocational education, found that only two in ten (21%) of respondents said that a traditional degree would be better than a degree-level apprenticeship - opposed to 34% who supported the latter option.

Ken Notes: This is interesting and clearly reflects on the UK's support of the programs. We need to create a far more comprehensive system and then promote the value to our youth. We also will need to change the mindset of our high school educators.

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