The vocational debate

The vocational debate

Posted, Monday, March 24th, 2014

The bizarre snobbery around vocational education continues, perpetuated by Mr Gove’s decision-making in the current schools league table criteria (schools are now rewarded for focusing on EBacc subjects and receive less or no credit for vocational subjects). Such snobbery seems odd and seriously outdated in light of the UK’s huge skills gap, identified by employers.

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The importance of social and moral education

Posted, Monday, March 17th, 2014

Headteachers, academics and educationalists have contributed to this new report published by the RSA, challenging schools to meet their requirements in building the spiritual, moral, social and cultural education of their pupils.

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A collective of young people are finding their creative voice

Posted, Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

LZxBACCHUS is a collaborative magazine between LZ and Bacchus – a community arts collective working to inspire connections, creations and collaborations in Leamington Spa.

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Award Winners!

Posted, Friday, February 14th, 2014

Hybrid Arts have been named Placement Friendly Employer, in an award from Coventry City Council recognising the high-quality work placements the organisation has provided for unemployed young people over the last two years.

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Our young women are in crisis

Posted, Friday, January 24th, 2014

A startling report recently published shows that hundreds of thousands of young women are unemployed, under- qualified and unhappy.

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