Brian Cryer's Glossary of IT Terms with Links
- Not in Employment, Education or Training. Also defined as "Neither in
Employment, Education or Training", "Young people Not in Education,
Employment or Training" or "Not currently engaged in Employment,
Education or Training".
Originally a UK Government classification for young adults aged between 16 and 19 (sometimes 16 to18) who, for whatever reason, are not in employment, education or training. This classification does include those who are long term sick or who might be looking after family members.
Young adults aged between 14 and 15 can be classified as at risk of becoming a NEET.
For more information see:
- www.ces.ed.ac.uk/PDF%20Files/Brief029.pdf - Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training, a paper from the Centre for Educational Sociology, University of Edinburgh.