• The economic case for investment in education

    There is ample evidence for the benefits of state investment in tertiary education

  • Economic growth

    Higher qualifications contribute more to the economy as a whole

  • Prison education

    Offenders who take prison education are three times less likely to reoffend than those who do not. It is estimated that investment in prison education could reduce the total cost of reoffending by 25%.

  • Youth unemployment

    Figures on the UK’s youth unemployment paint a worrying picture and policy makers across Europe increasingly stress the importance of high quality vocational education.

  • Tuition fees

    The UK now has some of the highest tuition fees in the world.

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