school-leaver


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school-leaver

n
(Education) a pupil who is about to leave or has recently left school, esp at the minimum school-leaving age
ˈschool-ˌleaving adj
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school-leaver

[ˈskuːlˌliːvəʳ] n (Brit) (about to leave) → maturando/a; (having recently left) → neo-diplomato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

school1

(skuːl) noun
1. a place for teaching especially children. She goes to the school; He's not at university – he's still at school; (American) He's still in school.
2. the pupils of a school. The behaviour of this school in public is sometimes not very good.
3. a series of meetings or a place for instruction etc. She runs a sewing school; a driving school.
4. a department of a university or college dealing with a particular subject. the School of Mathematics.
5. (American) a university or college.
6. a group of people with the same ideas etc. There are two schools of thought about the treatment of this disease.
verb
to train through practice. We must school ourselves to be patient.
ˈschoolbag noun
a bag for carrying books etc to and from school. She had a schoolbag on her back.
ˈschoolboy, ˈschoolgirl nouns
a boy or girl who goes to school.
ˈschoolchild nounplural ˈschoolchildren
a child who goes to school.
ˈschool-day noun
a day on which children go to school. On a school-day I get up at seven o'clock.
ˈschooldays noun plural
the time of a person's life during which he goes to school.
ˈschoolfellow noun
a person who is or was taught at the same school, especially in the same class. I met an old schoolfellow of yours.
ˈschool-leaver noun
a school-pupil who is about to leave, or has just left, school eg because he has finished his course of education there.
ˈschoolmaster nounfeminine ˈschoolmistress
a person who teaches in school.
ˈschoolmate noun
a schoolfellow, especially a friend.
ˈschool-teacher noun
a person who teaches in a school.
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However, not every school-leaver has the skill level (or desire) to start an apprenticesship at a Higher Level.
The honour was announced at an awards ceremony organised by ALLABOUTSCHOOLLEAVERs - an independent organisation with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of apprenticeship and school-leaver programmes across all industry sectors.
Around 1500 school-leavers from 11 Bulgarian high schools donated their prom A money to the aButterfly childrena, said the Destructive Creation art group.A To popularize their initiative the school-leavers made paper butterflies and placed them around the Sofia center.A The school-leaving proms in Bulgaria are a lavish and loud affair, involving the spending of considerable sums for clothes, accessories, rented cars, restaurants and bars, presents for the school-leaver and a huge dinner for family, neighbors and friends.
If a school-leaver has set his/her sights on becoming a management accountant, a more cost-effective option may be to consider a direct route into employment.
The article stated businesswoman Elizabeth Brown "isn't your usual scatter-brained school-leaver" undertaking a Modern Apprenticeship.
The government wants every school-leaver to have the right to an apprenticeship by 2013, but only one in 20 employers currently offer a place, said a report.
He said 11 organisations, ranging from the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme and the Prince's Trust to the National Union of Teachers, had agreed to meet him to discuss details of his school-leaver programme.
So if superstardom is not an option, how does your average school-leaver get a handle on what careers they might enjoy?
For the school-leaver, the choice of options available is both exciting and bewildering.
ONE school-leaver in 20 has had a sexual relationship with a teacher, according to a survey out yesterday.
Skillseeker and Modern Apprenticeship programmes vie for supremacy in the school-leaver training stakes.

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