Conservative Education Manifesto: ‘Levelling the playing field; raising expectations’

“The greatest injustice in Britain today is that your life is still largely determined not by your efforts and talents but by where you come from, who your parents are and what schools you attend” Conservative Party Manifesto, 2017 With an expectation that 90 per cent of pupils will take the EBacc by 2025, whilst … More Conservative Education Manifesto: ‘Levelling the playing field; raising expectations’

Policymakers need to work in tandem with businesses and educationists if Britain is to develop a pipeline of skilled workers

With Brexit on the horizon, British businesses are concerned about how they can attract skilled workers going forward, with 69 per cent of businesses not confident there will be enough people available in the future with the skills needed to fill high-skilled jobs (CBI/Pearson 2016). Statistics like this prickle the ears policymakers who are keen … More Policymakers need to work in tandem with businesses and educationists if Britain is to develop a pipeline of skilled workers