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Campaigns: Further Education

Update on the Save the AS level campaign

Thu 23 Oct 2014

In August we wrote to the Secretary of State for Education about the reforms to the AS level. Here's an update of our correspondence.

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.

Save the AS level

Wed 13 Aug 2014

NUS has launched a campaign calling for a full reversal of the decoupling of the AS and A level, allowing students to take an AS level as part of their full A level qualification.

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.

Launch of A level and other Level 3 qualifications survey

Fri 07 Feb 2014

NUS and OCR awarding body are conducting a piece of research on the Government’s reforms to A levels and other Level 3 qualifications.

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


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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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