April 2007
People Management;4/5/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p14
The article states that work experience placements are an integral part of Land Rover's education programme. In 2007, 130 students aged 14 to 19 took part in one- or two-week programmes at its plants in Gaydon and Solihull in Midlands, England. The benefits to young people included contributing to a real business, working with adults rather than peers, increased confidence and personal skill development, according to Ruth Martin, corporate citizenship manager at Land Rover.


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