Len Shackleton appears on Channel 4
Len is clear that the whole area of funding needs to be looked at, including FE. The upcoming review of post-18 education will do so, but must specifically look at the the changing demand of the sector. Within FE, there is a greater emphasis on apprenticeships which require a different system of funding.
In general, Len comments that there is currently too much funding for higher education and for pre-school education, with latter schemes largely acting as a subsidy for the middle class.
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