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  • Policy Tracker - Keeping track of what happened in the world of education in February 2019

    Policy Tracker

    A shorter month but no shortage of activity particularly political. For education, the Chair of Education Committee raised eyebrows with a speech calling for GCSEs to be scrapped in favour of a Bacc at age 18. Contractors to develop the first two T levels were announced and the consultation on funding for T levels closed with the Association of Colleges calling for increased investment for T levels. Contrasting stats were published in HE with uni applications up at the landmark stage of mid-January but salary levels for top staff still raising questions. Finally, monthly economic figures proved positive and the Institute for Fiscal Studies set out the context for the forthcoming Spending Review.

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