700 Reasons: Reason #392

Reason: 392
The role of languages in enhancing employability appears to have been underestimated. It is well documented that language graduates are sought after. HESA statistics show that they are highly employable and ranked among those least likely to be unemployed. Employers needing high-level language skills are currently obliged to recruit native speakers from other countries because of the shortfall among UK nationals
Response from the Steering Group of the Nuffield Languages Programme to the consultation document 14-19: extending opportunities, raising standards, 20 May 2002
Related Keywords:
Employability, HE (Higher Education sector), UK