“That means equality of access to an academic university education, and a much greater focus on the technical alternatives too.”
Posts Tagged: Technical schools
Nadhim Zahawi: Unfussily, quietly and impressively, Hammond’s Budget has prepared the ground for national recovery
The Chancellor has not suddenly changed who he is; he has carefully analysed the issues we face and plotted out a course of action to build a Britain fit for the future.
Ideas for the Budget 5) James Kirkup: Ditch the surplus target. Build new towns. Raise inheritance taxes and boost universal credit.
The Social Market Foundation isn’t tied to any party. We’re centrists – our advice and ideas on offer to anyone who wants to put common sense ahead of ideology.
John Blake: This week, A-levels. Next, GCSEs. Now we need to know what the next Tory education reforms will be.
It should focus on improving vocational training for people who are not going to university – and on getting primary as well as secondary education right.
In the wake of A-level results, the focus is on Universities. But we need a technical education expansion.
As the Conservatives anxiously mull their prospects with younger voters, shouldn’t they think a bit more about the two-thirds who don’t go to University?
Successive governments have ducked the question of which degrees are actually public goods worth spending taxpayers’ money on.
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
There is not enough cross-pollination between the education sector and employers. And careers advice must be dramatically improved
Brexit, housing, public sector pay, education, and industrial strategy should be the the stars by which ministers set a course for victory in 2022.
The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
Nick Boles: Why Britain should transition to full Brexit over three years – leaving before the next election is due
A six-year move from referendum vote to full sovereignty, rather than a sudden ripping away of all ties, is surely what a successful departure looks like.
It is perfectly possible to govern well and enact great change with very little legislation. In fact, it can even be a blessing.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Nicky Morgan: The choice before us as the Queen’s Speech looms. Adapt to our new circumstances – or hand power to the far left
CCHQ and the Policy Board need to take a long hard look at our recent campaign, and work out what we can rapidly learn from it in terms of techniques and messages.
Unless the Conservatives can deliver a fairer deal between the generations, a majority may be forever out of reach.