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Shakira Martin, Gordon Marsden and Christina Hughes join Villiers Park

@VilliersPark Educational Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of three high-profile new trustees. Former National Union of Students president Shakira Martin, former shadow education minister Gordon Marsden and senior HE leader Professor Christina Hughes join the board of trustees this month.

Young people must be given the opportunity to find roles that offer more than a paycheque

#Kickstart has the potential to put young people on a career path that fulfils their purpose, and revives the UK economy  The impact of the pandemic has not been felt equally across the UK. Some of those most affected have been young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, who we know have been significantly put back in terms of educational outcomes, and are now at greatest risk of unemployment.

The GCSE and A-levels fiasco exposes inequalities in our education system

After a turbulent fortnight of unprecedented examination awards, GCSE results day went relatively smoothly. But make no mistake: the whole process has been shambolic, and has exposed major challenges and unanswered questions which need to be urgently addressed.

The A-level fiasco is an assault on social mobility. Here’s how to fix it

“Is this the biggest education f***-up ever?” asked TES editor Ann Mroz, after watching a barrage of heartbreak, fury and frustration erupt on social media in the wake of this year’s A-level results. “Can anyone think of anything worse?” I’ve tried, and I can’t.


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Overview This webinar will discuss the following: • Why and how amid and in the pandemic recovery phase supporting students to be able to stay on...

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