Labour leader’s plan to put “technical degrees” in vocational subjects should reflect the courses already being delivered – Politics Home

Labour leader Ed Miliband’s plan to put “technical degrees” in vocational subjects should reflect the courses already being delivered, according to a leading higher education think tank.

Miliband said if his party wins the next election it will ensure “equal status for vocational qualifications from school to university and beyond”.

University think-tank million+ said that the next government should build on the work that universities are already doing to deliver professionally and technically focused courses…..

…..Conor Ryan, Director of Research at the Sutton Trust said: “In other European countries, particularly in Germany and Switzerland, three-year, good-quality apprenticeships are a serious option for all young people. Despite some recent improvements, we still have a mountain to climb to match ambitions.”

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