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Resource challenges facing further and higher education

Further and higher education providers face severe resource challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following a decade of spending cuts, further education colleges and sixth forms need to help students who have fallen behind and cater for extra students as employment and apprenticeship opportunities dry up. Higher education institutions are heavily exposed to changes in domestic student participation and potential declines in international student numbers, as well as large pension scheme losses over the medium-term.

Counting the cost of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the public health measures implemented to contain it will lead to a huge spike in government borrowing this year.

Institute for Fiscal Studies warns about the impact of scrapping the £20 a week increase in Universal Credit

Lga Statement On Ifs Report On End To Universal Credit Increase  Responding to the Institute for Fiscal Studies report warning about the impact of scrapping the £20 a week increase in Universal Credit, Cllr Richard Watts, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Resources Board, said:

How is coronavirus affecting older workers?

Older workers are one group of people who are at risk of suffering serious and persistent consequences from the economic turmoil arising from the coronavirus pandemic.

University Challenge: COVID-19 and higher education

The COVID pandemic has created huge uncertainly for students returning to university. Have student numbers remained stable in the face of the COVID-19 crisis? Has the A Level results debacle had an impact on admissions? Should students be paying full rates for an online-only experience? How are university finances doing more generally in the face of the coronavirus crisis?

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