TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT: 'Don’t play HE off against FE in election battle'

  • Andrew Westwood

Press/Media: Expert comment

Description

Political parties should be wary of pitching the FE and HE sectors against one another in a battle for funding, a policy expert has warned.

Former government adviser Professor Andy Westwood, now vice-dean for social responsibility at the University of Manchester, predicted that the recommendations of the Augar review – which called for a fundamental rebalancing of post-16 funding – would be unlikely to figure prominently in the party manifestos.

Period6 Nov 2019

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • Title'Don’t play HE off against FE in election battle'
    Media name/outletTES
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date6/11/19
    DescriptionPolitical parties should be wary of pitching the FE and HE sectors against one another in a battle for funding, a policy expert has warned.

    Former government adviser Professor Andy Westwood, now vice-dean for social responsibility at the University of Manchester, predicted that the recommendations of the Augar review – which called for a fundamental rebalancing of post-16 funding – would be unlikely to figure prominently in the party manifestos.
    URLhttps://www.tes.com/news/dont-play-he-against-fe-election-battle
    PersonsAndrew Westwood

Keywords

  • education policy
  • UK politics