Creating a fairer Britain
The Commission responded to the National Skills Forum's request for written evidence on skills and training for people with disabilities.
The EHRC is responding to the invitation from the National Skills Forum for written evidence on the provision of, and access to, skills and training for disabled people, as well as the effect skills and training has on the progression of these learners into the labour market.
The EHRC welcomes this opportunity to contribute to research into skills and social inclusion. We have drawn upon research produced by the EHRC, as well as research undertaken by the Disability Rights Commission and research produced by our stakeholders.
We are concerned at the slow progress in improving learning and work opportunities for disabled people. A recent review commissioned by EHRC found that:
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