Tag Archives: funding

Time to celebrate our professionals – don’t let politicians take the credit

9 Jun

Time to celebrate our professionals – don’t let politicians take the credit

We mustn’t let politicians take the credit for the hard work of our respective professions. Voice will continue to argue for better resources, using all available evidence to support the case, not least that the education and early years professions cannot sustain success without adequate investment and funding levels.

Meeting the Cabinet Secretary

27 Apr

Meeting the Cabinet Secretary

Meeting with Cabinet Secretary for Education John Swinney in April 2017

FE Area Reviews

13 Apr

FE Area Reviews

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services In July 2015, the Government announced a rolling programme of around 40 local area reviews, to be completed by March 2017, covering all general further education and sixth form colleges in England. The reviews were designed to: deliver longer term financial viability, sustainability, resilience and efficiency […]

A public sector that shows the way? Part 3

13 Apr

A public sector that shows the way? Part 3

A personal viewpoint by Patrick, secondary school IT manager and Voice member (England).

Is it the Department for EDUCATION’s role to set up a property company?

29 Mar

Is it the Department for EDUCATION’s role to set up a property company?

The Government has launched a “public property company” to “purchase and develop sites” to “help create” more free schools.