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Building a diverse workforce for Cambridge

Cambridge has repeatedly been found to be the UK’s most unequal city – it has one of the top average earnings in the UK, but the lowest-paid fifth...

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Building a diverse workforce for Cambridge: Networking event launches

The role of employers and education in addressing the inequalities and deep social divides within Cambridge is the subject of a networking event taking place later this month.

Villiers Park launches FE research community of practice

A national community of practice has been launched to showcase and share practitioner-led research in the FE sector (@VilliersPark) The project has been developed by Villiers Park Educational Trust, a national social mobility charity which works with college and school students aged 14-19 from disadvantaged backgrounds. The aim of the initiative is to raise the profile of FE research, build new connections between practitioner-researchers and promote the sharing of effective practice across the sector.

The Augar Review: What’s missing and why?

Over the last three years, there have been enough pivots, swivels and pirouettes in ministers’ attitudes to the #Augar review to fill a series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Disadvantaged students have the most to lose from school and college closures

During the first lockdown, the attainment gap between young people from less advantaged backgrounds and their peers widened; preventing this from happening further during the current lockdown by ensuring that high-quality online learning is available to all must be a national priority.

Marcus Rashford’s food poverty campaign must inspire us to tackle education inequality

Why #EndChildFoodPoverty should be a wake up call for everyone in education  It’s both inspiring and profoundly depressing that a 22-year-old footballer has done more to raise public awareness of poverty than a generation of politicians has managed in living memory.

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