What am I going to do next? Part 11 Dave Gardner In part 8 of this series I looked at mass university education in Britain and concluded that it had some significant harmful side effects. This was not a whinge along the lines of ‘more means worse’, a snobbish slogan attributed to the novelist Kingsley … Continue reading University or bust Part 2
Thoughts on a High Wage High Skill Economy Dave Gardner Last month I wrote about the government’s desire to force most young people not doing A levels to do a new type of demanding qualification called the T level. They intend to do this by defunding vocational alternatives such as the BTEC level 3. I … Continue reading What Am I Going to do Next? Part 10.
Skills and Post 16 Education Bill Debate 21 October 2021 For an analysis of T-levels see What am I going to do next (Part 10) in this issue of the magazine. 50% of young people do not go to university. Of those, only 20% have access to education and training. That is because there is not the same … Continue reading The launch of T Levels — Parliament Notes 1