Igniting Change: Labour’s Passionate Push for a Register to Tackle School Absence Crisis
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Igniting Change: Labour’s Passionate Push for a Register to Tackle School Absence Crisis

In a fervent bid to combat persistent absenteeism and prioritise the future of our children, the Labour Party is gearing up for a formidable opposition day debate. The motion aims to propel legislation for a groundbreaking register of children not in school, breathing life into plans to address the alarming rates of absenteeism that have…

Unleashing Potential: Overcoming Barriers to STEM Dreams for Disadvantaged Children
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Unleashing Potential: Overcoming Barriers to STEM Dreams for Disadvantaged Children

In a stirring revelation that lays bare the stark realities faced by disadvantaged parents in England and Wales, a leading education charity exposes a heartbreaking trend—parents from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are ruling out careers in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) for their children. The reason? A pervasive belief that these opportunities are “already stitched…

Devastating Disruption: Technical Qualifications Delayed in England Causing Concern for Students and Colleges
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Devastating Disruption: Technical Qualifications Delayed in England Causing Concern for Students and Colleges

The Department for Education (DfE) has caused massive disruption by announcing that the launch of three T-levels – hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy; craft and design; and media, broadcast and production – will be delayed until 2024. The T-levels were due to be rolled out in England in September and had been planned for the…

Linguistic Skills Urgently Needed: Experts Demand Vocational Training for Young People
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Linguistic Skills Urgently Needed: Experts Demand Vocational Training for Young People

Young people in the UK are being denied the opportunity to learn a second language due to a severe lack of language education programs available at further education colleges. This shocking news, according to a recent report by the British Academy, highlights the fact that language education is becoming a postcode lottery in the country….

Former Education Ministers Condemn UK Government’s “Disastrous” Plan to Scrap Vocational Qualifications
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Former Education Ministers Condemn UK Government’s “Disastrous” Plan to Scrap Vocational Qualifications

The UK government’s plan to eliminate numerous highly sought after vocational qualifications in favor of its T-levels has been furiously attacked by a coalition of former education ministers as “disastrous”. The esteemed former Labour education secretary, David Blunkett, expressed his concern that the widespread elimination of qualifications such as BTecs from 2025 could have disastrous…