Too many young people are taking on heavy debts for degrees that aren’t worth it. Building links with the job market will help tackle both of those problems.
Posts Tagged: Universities & Skills
Nicky Morgan: International students make us all richer – cutting their numbers would be a serious error
We should encourage the next generation of Nobel Prize winners, world leaders and entrepreneurs to choose our fantastic universities.
All Labour has to do, if it wants to debate the Single Market in the Commons, is to hold opposition day debates on the subject.
Rebecca Coulson: Cable-knit sweaters, Paul Mason and a No Prayer Breakfast. My week at Labour’s conference.
Momentum’s momentum doesn’t need to fizz with punch: they’ve won already.
Far from a throwback to the past, the public needs urgently to see that this welcome debate is about equipping us for a post-Brexit future.
There is still no sign that the Government can find a workable definition.
Our universities churn out more graduates than is useful whilst necessary skills are under-supplied by the neglected vocational alternative.
Why the Bank of England’s interest rate decision was right. And how the Prime Minister can inch towards her social reform economy.
In a nutshell, the cut was a doubling down on easing Brexit – which matters.
A university degree is perhaps the best conduit for social mobility.
Once there, we must ensure there is proper support to reduce dropout rates and further improve opportunity.
The new white paper rests on three serious fallacies.
The state is intervening to support a system that sees 32 per cent of graduates ending up in jobs that don’t require higher level skills.
Yes, these spaces are spaces we can learn from. Safely.
The free marketeers don’t like all his proposals, and quotas would lower standards. But many of his plans head in the right direction.
Ben Howlett: Students will be better off if Britain remains in the EU. So let’s get out there and make the case.
If Britain leaves, going off to study in EU countries could come under jeopardy. Leaving would also put Britain’s participation in the Erasmus scheme in doubt.