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We live in gloomy times. UK unemployment rose by 39,000 in May 2009. 1.54 million people are claiming unemployment benefits. Posts for trainee solicitors are down by 95%. John Lewis has 250 people chasing each of its graduate jobs…. … up 87% in a year.

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UK unemployment rose by 39,000 in May 2009

1.54 million people are claiming unemployment benefits

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Microsoft closed applications for its graduate scheme after receiving 5,000 submissions

… for 25 vacancies

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The unemployment rate for 18 – 24 year olds is currently16.6%

This is4 timesthe rate for older workers.

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According to former US

Secretary of Education

Richard Riley…

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Richest in the world
  • Largest military
  • Centre of world business and finance
  • Strongest education system
  • World centre of innovation and invention
  • Currency the world standard of value
  • Highest standard of living
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In the UK,

98% of 12 year-olds want

“to do well at school”

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And yet, only 38%

look forward to going to school.

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If Facebook were a country, it would be the8th largest in the world

(between Nigeria and Bangladesh)

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It is estimated that a

week’s worth of The Times…

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7 out of 10 teenagers have a

handheld games machine

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9 out of 10 teenagers have a

home computer, a mobile phone and a games console