Policy

Young people’s voices ought to be heard in education reform

Policy makers should make it their business to routinely seek the views of students when consulting on education reforms

JL Dutaut
Simon Connell
Policy

Is the ABS what the British public want next for education reform?

New polling reveals voters have more appetite for fundamental 16-19 reform than political parties are catering for

JL Dutaut
Alice Barnard
Policy

The sector must do better than to talk to itself about policy

The Association of Colleges’ new document is a classic case of lobbying for sector unity rather than deliverable policy

JL Dutaut
Tim Leunig
Policy

College Financial Handbook 2024: making the best of a bad job

Instead of delivering a more streamlined system, the new College Financial Handbook adds to the sector's over-regulation and confusion

JL Dutaut
Mark Taylor
Policy

Comprehensive family learning is essential to unlocking potential

A coalition of organisations from across the adult education, early years and family support sectors is calling for long-term...

JL Dutaut
Dr Sue Pember and Juliette Collier
Policy

Post-16 education needs consensus (and better data)

New research shows signs of success in further education, but also a lack of clarity about inequalities and a...

JL Dutaut
Luke Sibieta
Policy

Where Greater Manchester leads, others will follow

Greater Manchester’s work towards an integrated technical education system has taken another exciting leap forward

JL Dutaut
Coral Grainger and Richard Caulfield
Policy

Four recommendations to build construction’s workforce

Construction is under increasing pressures and a fragmented skills system is a barrier to meeting the challenges

JL Dutaut
Graham Hasting-Evans
Policy

8 reasons we shouldn’t use the term ‘provider’ – and what we could say instead

The term ‘provider’ is problematic and we need a new and better one to replace it in our lexicon...

JL Dutaut
Sue Pember