Post-18 Education Funding Review will Address Academic/Vocational Divide

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Addressing delegates on day two of the AELP’s national conference, Philip Augar chair of the Post-18 Review Panel, said a funding disparity “particularly” in the FE sector was a main theme found in the responses to the post-18 review consultation. He said that ‘pretty much all of the replies to the consultation said funding was too low particularly in FE,” and that “there was a lot of comment about the bias to the traditional academic route of tertiary education. We do believe that there is a skills gap in the country that we ought to try and address’. Click here for more.