In a speech, Gavin Williamson reiterated his desire to have FE and HE to be seen as two sides of the same coin. How he will look to achieve this will become clearer when the long awaited and much anticipated FE White Paper is published. This is just one part of the broader plan for skills policy and as the dust settles in Number 10 after the changes in personnel, expect education and skills to feature prominently in announcements (including imminent detail on the Prime Minister’s Level 3 guarantee).
Dame Glenys Stacey gave a speech outlining preparations for vocational and technical qualification assessment ahead of next year.
NAHT was in the news warning of a potential post-COVID exodus from the profession. And the government trailed its upcoming consultation on Post Qualification Admissions.
In the latest of our Policy Blog Series, Sharon Hague discusses Home Education, ahead on next week’s Education Select Committee session on the same topic.