It aims to improve engagement, attainment and prepare learners for the world of work. Learners receive a wider choice of courses and access to learner support services, such as careers advice and guidance.
The Learning and Skills (Wales) 2009 Measure underpins Learning Pathways. The measure ensures that:
- learners at key stage 4 are able to choose from at least 25 courses, of which 3 must be vocational
- learners who are 16-18 are able to choose from 30 courses, of which 5 must be vocational.