The poorest adults with the lowest qualifications are the least likely to access training despite needing it the most, according to new research.

New Social Mobility Commission research has warned of a “virtuous and vicious cycle of learning”.

‘The adult skills gap: is falling investment in UK adults stalling social mobility?’, released today, looked at participation in, and spend on, job-related training and education in the last decade.

It found that training was often only available to people who were already either highly-paid or highly-skilled.

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(Source FE Week 29/01/19)