Helen Mary Jones of Youth Cymru told ITV News young people need more encouragement to help better themselves during education.
1 in 5 young people currently believe they will end up on benefits if they do badly at school.
She said there must be better alternatives to academic education and young people must be given priority to not become a 'lost generation'.
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Still the chance of some showers in the north on Wednesday
It will become drier in the early hours setting us up for a fine start to Wednesday
Showers in the north will spread southeastwards overnight. Temperatures will be higher so not as chilly as list night.