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MPs debate post-16 funding

An Education Committee report recently published, recommended that to urgently address underfunding in further education, there needs to be an increase to the base rate from £4,000 to at least £4,760, rising in line with inflation.

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Sixth form colleges

Specific advice for members about pay and conditions in sixth form colleges (the Red Book) and information about our campaigns in the sector.



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Strikes in sixth form colleges

National Education Union members working in 25 Sixth Form Colleges will be taking their second day of strike action on Tuesday 5 November to defend their pay, working conditions and employment.

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16-19 Funding

Funding announcement for further education and sixth form colleges is nowhere near to closing the £1.1bn gap.

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Sixth form and college funding

Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary of the National Education Union has commented on 16-19 Education Funding: Trends and Implications, a report published today by the Education Policy Institute (EPI).


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