Men 18% more likely to receive work training than women

Men 18% more likely to receive work training than women

New research has found that companies are 18% more likely to send men on work-related training than their female counterparts.

The data, pulled together by The Knowledge Academy from Eurostat, alongside a survey of over 6,000 adults conducted by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) and the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE), examined gender gaps across 32 EU countries. They concluded that, on average, only 6 in 10 women are given training by their employer; compared to almost 8 in 10 men.

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Comments (1)

  • Sir
    Sir
    Thu, 12 Oct 2017 1:18pm BST
    If you know stuff already you don't need training in it, do you ?
    Isn't it a case of women having fewer training needs as they are more capable to start with ?

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