Articles from Social Mobility Commission

Long-term funding key to new further education plans

The government's new #SkillsforJobs White Paper is welcome - but long-term funding is vital to ensure its success, says @SMCommission. 

Give schools extra money to let pupils retake school year

The Education Secretary @GavinWilliamson should put extra funding in place to let pupils resit this school year, says the Social Mobility Commission.

‘Fight For Fairness’ speech sets out government’s new approach to equality

The Minister for Women and Equalities, Liz Truss (@TrussLiz), today (Thursday 17th December) sets out the Government's new approach to tackling inequality across the UK.

Social Mobility Commission brought into heart of government

The @SMCommission has revealed plans to join the @CabinetOfficeUK to advise the Minister for Women and Equalities on the importance of social mobility.

2021 exam plans welcome - but don't forget less privileged pupils

Plans for generous grading for 2021 exams are welcome, but the government must ensure disadvantaged students are not left out, says Commissioner Sammy Wright.

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