• Social mobility is about education for people of all ages

    Justine Greening may be gone, but her social mobility plan lives on. Ruth Spellman wants to see much more adult education. In December last year, Justine Greening released her plan to improve social mobility through education. With her exit from Cabinet this week, the sector is right to be concerned that further disruption will distract

    5.00 Jan. 14th, 2018 | Opinion

  • ‘Social mobility’ means nothing without financial support for FE

    This Conservative government certainly talks the talk when it comes to social mobility. But, as Emily Chapman explains, it doesn’t walk the walk when it comes to FE students. Social mobility has become a bit of a buzzword for the current Conservative government. Justine Greening claims that education is at the heart of social mobility,

    5.00 Dec. 10th, 2017 | Opinion