Tag Archives: UTC

Girls and opportunities

Last Friday I went to see ‘Blue Stockings’ at the Globe.  It served as a reminder that we owe much to those first women who committed themselves to scholarship and gave up the accepted life of a wife and mother.  … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor: City A.M.

[Re: Open for business: How universities can boost our long-term recovery] Stephen Caddick is right to call for more active collaboration between business and universities. This is happening already through the University Technical Colleges (UTCs) across the country. These institutions … Continue reading

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Closing the technical education gap

As Schools Commissioner visiting schools across England for the past 2 years,  my brief was to ‘close the gap’.  As it turns out there are many gaps in education:  the gap in standards achieved by those on free school meals … Continue reading

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