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

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…

UCAS Scraps Personal Statements For The Future
|

UCAS Scraps Personal Statements For The Future

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has made a bold move in the fight for educational equity by scrapping the requirement for personal statements in university applications. This change comes as a response to the claim that personal statements have been favouring middle-class students who have better access to “high-quality advice and guidance.” Instead…