Far from being a “people’s Budget”, the Chancellor failed to address the critical need amongst young people and employers for investment in colleges.
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Spending on education is falling, and the ramifications are being felt now, and will be felt for many years if it is not increased.
A real engagement with black history is essential. Unfortunately Black History Month has proved the wrong vehicle for that ambition.
At the Association of Colleges, we are arguing for some fundamental reforms to realign post-18 education with the benefits it offers students and society.
The theme of Labour’s conference has essentially been a stick for the rich and a carrot for everyone else.
A good education does not indoctrinate young people.
In her conference speech, Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary outlined her proposals – but they may be too pragmatic for party activists who want all schools back under council oversight.
White working-class children are being let down just as badly in Hackney as in Hartlepool; it’s simply the proportion of them that differs.
The practice of excluding under-performing pupils ahead of exams disproportionately affects the less privileged.
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The debate over university funding rages on, but the solution lies in listening to those who are affected most.
A new National Plan is needed to stop cultural subjects being squeezed out of the curriculum.