The Learning Renaissance

The UK Labour Party has a re-think on Education as a public good

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In what are turbulent times for the British Labour Party following decisive defeat in the recent general election, there have been calls for a review of the funding of higher education and a retreat from ‘market led’ decision making in education generally…

When we fail to invest in people their potential is wasted and our economy underperforms. The more we empower people with the skills they need to succeed the stronger the economy we build. Education is not about personal advancement but is a collective good that benefits our society and our economy. We all benefit from a more educated and skilled workforce. Earlier in the campaign I set out how we could scrap fees and restore grants, now I want to widen that vision and set out a plan to move towards a National Education Service.

Read the full blog post by Jeremy Corbyn here: Education is a collective good – it’s time for a National Education Service | LabourList

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Dazed and confused much of the time but convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans.

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