Articles from Alice Barnard

Skills and education system must be supported so that no-one gets left behind

@ukEdge response to #SpendingReview 2020 #SR20  In his own words, the Chancellor highlighted that the UK is facing an “economic emergency” as he revealed a set of sobering statistics on the decline of GDP and the growth in public borrowing at the recent Spending Review (SR).

Opportunity for new Biden administration to shine a spotlight on education

All eyes have been on the U.S election with much excitement, trepidation and anticipation but with the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, there is now the opportunity to move towards a peaceful transition and to find common ground.

Why now’s the best time to rethink our education system

Exam results day. This annual event is stressful enough at the best of times. Imagine then, how much more stressful it is when a global pandemic has prevented you from taking exams in the first place, and your fate is decided not by your proven track record or your teacher’s assessment but by a computer.

Facing up to skills shortages in the digital age

Before we had even heard the dreaded words ‘COVID-19’, the world and the labour market were already changing fast.

Education and skills policy is still stuck in the 1980s

The 1980s are back; shoulder pads, headbands, ruffle-neck blouses. It’s a well-rehearsed aphorism that fashions repeatedly ‘come round again’, and so if often feels with education policy.

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