Over the last year, I’ve been working with IoE Director, Chris Husbands, as a member of the Labour Skills Task Force; it has been a fascinating process. This week the third and final report from the group was published, outlining some recommendations for 14-19 curriculum and qualifications reform. I recommend reading the report in detail because the rationale for each policy proposal is given, based on an analysis of a wide range of challenges that our country is facing.
The fifteen recommendations are summarised at the end of the report:
The process of arriving at these recommendations was extremely interesting. There are numerous forces at work and lots of different voices: employer groups, the FE sector, schools, academics and politicians and party officials with experience of working in government. The ideas that made it…
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