Tag Archives: vocational

Clients or conscripts?

18 Jun

Clients or conscripts?

Guest blog post by Voice member Wesley Paxton.

Breaking down the false dichotomy between vocational and academic education

2 Mar

Breaking down the false dichotomy between vocational and academic education

Educational attainment gap – Commission for Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce” consultation by the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee

The development of education policy should be about collaboration (updated)

9 Jan

The development of education policy should be about collaboration (updated)

‘Making Education Work’ report (2014) plus comments by Sir David Bell, former Permanent Secretary at the Department for Education (DfE) and Ofsted Chief Inspector (2015)

Why should any subject be compulsory post-16? (updated)

26 Jun

Why should any subject be compulsory post-16? (updated)

Maths should be compulsory for all pupils post-16, according to MP Elizabeth Truss, the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee (2012) and Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt (2014): “Under Labour, all young people will study maths and English to 18”. “A-levels should be replaced by a baccalaureate-style qualification that requires teenagers to study maths and science to 18, according to a report from The Royal Society” (2014)

Enterprise for all?

19 Jun

Enterprise for all?

Lord Young’s report “Enterprise for all: The relevance of enterprise in education”