The Chancellor’s economic statement, as expected, took bold action to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus. The severity of the problem ahead was brought into sharp focus by the huge sums of money announced, in stark contrast to the modest government spending seen over the last decade. Rishi Sunak spoke clearly, concisely and directly, with a range of measures, clearly centred on job creation.
New @NCFE and @CForLearning report called 'Revolutionary Forces' urges Government to ensure that the plans outlined in the forthcoming post-16 white paper are sufficiently flexible to meet the immense changes faced by the UK economy throughout the 2020s
Government recommendations for FE need to be sufficiently flexible to meet the revolutionary changes bearing down on the UK says new report.
While the economic impact of Covid-19 has been felt acutely across the globe, research carried out by organisations such as the Resolution Foundation has demonstrated that it is our young people who will suffer most during the downturn, as employers cut jobs and apprenticeships in a bid to save money.