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NUS responds to consultation on extending loans in Further Education

Wed 27 Aug 2014

NUS has responded to the Government's consultation on the proposals to extend loans in the FE sector.

Informing the Reforms research launched

Wed 28 May 2014

NUS have today launched new research ‘Informing the Reforms’. It is the first national survey of students’ views of the reforms to A levels and was conducted jointly with OCR exam board.

NUS calls for student leaders to shape the future of IAG

Tue 15 Apr 2014

The FE Zone has been mandated to carry out a body of work on Information, Advice and Guidance. It is clear that current IAG provision is not fit for purpose and is failing many young people. We need to come up with ways to fix it.

NUS calls on Matthew Hancock MP to withdraw cuts for 18 year olds

Thu 09 Jan 2014

NUS has written to the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise, expressing its concerns over a cut which will hit the most vulnerable learners in Further Education.

College teachers must be qualified, say Labour

Thu 21 Nov 2013

Today we welcome the announcement that Labour will insist that college teachers must be qualified, made by Tristram Hunt MP

Why we oppose Gove's GCSE and A Level reforms

Fri 04 Oct 2013

NUS has recently conducted research in to students opinions on the proposed reforms to GCSE and A level qualifications.

Consultation response: Wolf Review of 14-19 Vocational Education

Tue 14 Aug 2012

Read NUS' response to the 2010 Wolf review of 14-19 vocational education

Consultation response: Participation by 16-19 year olds in education and training

Tue 14 Aug 2012

Read NUS' response to the Education Select Committee report on participation by 16-19 year olds in education and training from July 2011


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Hi, I'm Joe Vinson, Vice President (Further Education).

Welcome to the Further Education zone of NUS Connect where, come rain or shine, you'll find campaign information, news and ideas to take up in your students' union. Campaign materials and information for students are available at www.nus.org.uk.

If you have any comments or ideas on how we can improve this section, then please email me at joe.vinson@nus.org.uk. In the meantime, please check out my blog for photos and my thoughts on the varying campaigns we're running.

Staff contact: Katie Shaw, FE Campaigns & Policy Officer

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