Commenting on reports that the Government is breaking its promise to invest £350million in the National Tutoring Programme in the academic year 2020/21, covering two years of tutoring instead, Wes Streeting MP, Labour’s Shadow Schools Minister, said:
ENGAGEMENT, authenticity and value propositions will be among the key strands of debate when the importance of peer recruitment in the North American higher education sector is explored at a webinar next month.
National Tutoring Programme #NTP launches in schools
The National Tutoring Programme (NTP) is today (2 Nov) launching in schools. The NTP has been designed and developed by a collaboration of five charities – the EEF, Sutton Trust, Impetus, Nesta and Teach First – working in partnership with the Department for Education.
New sutton trust research adds weight to calls for students to apply once their grades are known
University applicants from working class backgrounds less likely to get a place at their preferred university than those from middle class backgrounds in 2020.
Working class applicants more likely to say they would have applied to a more selective university if they had known their final results.
Two thirds of applicants in favour of removing predicted grades from university admissions, and making decisions on the basis of actual results.
The majority of applicants to university this year would like to see a move to a system where they apply to university after they have received their grades.