Conservative manifesto – technical education | Cathy Farmer

Comment from Professor John Holford, Robert Peers Chair in Adult Education, University of Nottingham:

“World-class technical education or World-class turmoil?

The Conservative manifesto says: “We want British technical education to be as prestigious as our world leading higher education system, and for technical education in this country to rival the best technical systems in the world.”

“We will start”, it says, “by replacing 13,000 existing technical qualifications with new qualifications, known as T-levels”.  This is a recipe for Further Education Turmoil, not world-class…

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