Posted : 3 years6 months ago by mandy crawford-lee
Great to see our colleagues and friends at MillionPlus, the Association for Modern Universities, publish a report on the 2nd March calling on the government to turbocharge technical education.
Levelling up: investing in higher technical education at universities in England explores the depth of provision of level 4 and 5 higher technical education, that equips people all over the country with skills keenly sought by employers.
The report includes a number of recommendations that would help boost the number of students and the esteem in which higher technical qualifications are held, including: introducing maintenance grants for all learners undertaking level 4 and 5 qualifications; encouraging all providers of level 4 and 5 education to register with the Office for Students to enable better loan access; and support for collaboration between universities and further education colleges delivering higher technical education.
The report recommends that the UK government in England should:
The report is a really important and valuable contribution to the debate. We hope it will be welcomed by Government.
2 days ago, Mandy Crawford-Lee
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