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Young voters out in force for 2017 election – schools and FE providers are the key to political confidence in the young

The 2017 snap election drew in an incredible 20% increase in 18- to 24-year-old voters since the election two years ago. 63 percent of the young voters backed the Labour manifesto – which stood for the abolition of university fees and increased per-pupil funding for schools while other parties proposed to freeze or cut education funding. 27% of young people voted Conservative.…

Recruiting international teachers: a 2-way exchange of rich minds

Britain is currently enduring one of the harshest teacher shortages in history – with around 20% of teaching positions still vacant at the start of each academic year. This teacher recruitment crisis is by no means a localised issue: the deficit of classroom leaders is happening internationally with Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia struggling most.…