This crisis, though we wish it could have been avoided – is a big wake-up call to these institutions that business cannot continue as normal.
Posts Tagged: Higher education
James Wallice: Lecturer strikes and closed libraries. Why students aren’t getting value for money from universities.
We should be shortchanged no more. Either our colleges reform their financial systems, or lose whatever student support they still have left.
A large part of the financial return to the average student arises out of the loss the government makes on student loans.
Since 2010 the Tories have helped to drive forward transformational change – but Labour’s half-baked plan to abolish tuition fees could put it all at risk.
The Government should not be heaping what amount to extra taxes on those just getting by. For progressive change, ministers must look elsewhere.
Chris Skidmore: Military personnel, veterans and their families deserve better access to Higher Education
We are providing funding to help service leavers to go to university, and scholarships for the children of those killed on duty.
Over thirty members of my own University of Warwick branch will be attending conference this year. Here’s how we did it.
From schools at one end to the job market at the other, many of the driving forces behind the campus mental health crisis aren’t vice-chancellors’ to solve.
Grammar school expansion should be focused on extending their sixth forms and opening them up to qualified entrants from other local schools to widen opportunity.
At Policy Exchange, we see prosperity, people, place, and patriotism as the four pillars of a politics which seeks to unite the four nations, town and country, and north and south.
Joseph knew the importance a Conservative ‘counter-ideology’ to the intellectual ratchet of socialism.
TRIN’s committee aims to create a sense of common purpose among those interested in a part of the political spectrum that has attracted too little scholarly attention.
Robert Halfon: Ministers should value the Open University no less than Oxbridge. And the latter should open up to apprenticeships.
What is the objective of higher education if it does not play a major role in addressing our country’s skills deficit?
The current system has brought benefits, but it can be improved upon. Getting it right will improve both equality of opportunity and fairness.
Robert Halfon: Apprenticeship funding is good, but the Chancellor should do more to back skills as a tool of social justice
We must rebalance Further and Higher Education, and ensure that those with most to gain from up-skilling actually get the opportunity to do so.