Education

Covid could be a catalyst for much-needed change in Higher Education.


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When Tony Blair pledged to send 50% of young people to university, many people questioned why.  Two decades later, the target has been hit, but the mountain of evidence shows that the goal has neither boosted social mobility nor led to higher productivity.

Writing for ConHome, the IEA’s Media Manager Emily Carver argues that “we need to return to a varied system in terms of the type of institutions and ways of teaching, with far more of an emphasis on vocations and learning a trade“.

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