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New think tank report on the future of universities

       The government should split the Higher Education sector into ‘local’ and ‘national’ universities  

EDSK calls for major changes to university admissions

On the day that the Government closes its consultation on the future of university admissions, education think tank @EDSKthinktank calls on the Government to create a truly student-centred admissions system through its upcoming reforms. EDSK’s response to the consultation recommends that universities should be forced to be honest and transparent with students throughout the application cycle. 

EDSK: A-levels, BTECs and T-levels should be replaced by a ‘Baccalaureate’


GCSEs should be replaced by digital assessments

New @EDSKthinktank report on the future of #GCSEs  On the day that Ofqual closes its consultation on how grades should be awarded for this summer’s exams, a new report from education think tank EDSK calls for GCSEs to be scrapped by 2025 as part of an overhaul of secondary education in England.

The future of FE colleges: Colleges must dramatically change what they deliver and how they deliver it

Colleges need a clearer identity and more investment to thrive say @EDSKthinktank  With a White Paper on the future of the Further Education (FE) sector due this autumn, a new report from education think tank EDSK finds that colleges in England have been hampered by a lack of a clear purpose as well as budget cuts stretching back years, if not decades.

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