Funding

Further education sector unites against government plans to slash funding for 18 year-old students

A number of organisations have added their voices to calls for the government to rethink plans to slash funding for 18 year-olds studying in further education colleges from next year.

Government report highlights benefits of investing in university

As thousands of A-level students consider their next move, government report says there is room for expansion of higher education

Union makes case for education investment

In its spending review submission, the University and College Union makes the case for greater investment in education and calls for an increase in spending on Research and Development, which, despite innovation being a key driver of productivity growth and in turn economic growth, is currently lower as a proportion of GDP than the OECD average,

UNICEF report reveals a generation of UK teens ignored by government

A new UNICEF report has put the UK in 16th position in a league table of child well-being in the world’s richest countries and shows that cuts to services for young people are having a negative effect.

UCU says budget is a missed opportunity to put the next generation first

Chancellor George Osborne says education is key long-term policy, but he fails to back warm words with investment.

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