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Early educational disadvantage: Aristotle was right

Earlier this week, a posting on the Higher Education Policy Institute website gave us an overview of the role that stereotyping plays in children as young as five in determining their career outcomes. It mainly cites a recent research publication…

Post-16 education becoming a ‘dog’s breakfast’

A partial U-turn on the fate of post-16 education by the Education Secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, earlier this week has created a ‘dog’s breakfast’ of choices for students in an already confused system. The plan to replace the more flexible BTECs…

Where is the government going with Higher Education?

There is rising speculation and ‘advice’ for the government coming from many different quarters. It is fuelled by the failure of any response to Augar in the budget and no account taken of the costs of Higher Education (HE). There…