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‘Universities are awash with cash’

‘Universities are awash with cash’

The Times covers Policy Exchange’s new report Higher, Further, Faster, More, which calls for government to redirect up to £532m of universities funding to the Further Education system. Universities, the report says, will be able to make up the shortfall by drawing down their £12bn reserves.

University cash should be given to further education colleges, says report

University cash should be given to further education colleges, says report

The Independent covers Higher, Further, Faster, More, Policy Exchange’s new report looking at how to improve England’s Further Education system. The report highlights that one in four FE colleges are at risk of imminent bankruptcy at a time where the universities sector has £12bn in reserves, and calls for government money to be redirected from HE to FE.

Protect free school meals, say doctors

Protect free school meals, say doctors

Jonathan Simons, Policy Exchange’s Head of Education, is quoted by BBC News arguing that pilot studies show that universal free school meals don’t have a direct impact on improving BMI or childhood obesity, and are not the best use of money in tight financial circumstances.

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