Education and skills press releases
The latest press releases on education and skills
CBI responds to 2013 GCSE results
The CBI says the sheer scale of multiple and early entries in this year's GCSE is "astonishing". It says that major overhaul of the secondary system is necessary to stop schools "gaming" league tables.
CBI responds to 2013 A-Level results
Science and maths boost is good news - but drop-off in French and German is a concern; economics gender gap must be addressed - and sole focus on degree courses must be tackled
UK will fall behind unless high skills provision is transformed - CBI
Traditional three-year degrees will not meet UK economic demand for degree-level, technical skills - so HE has to design more business-based courses and employers need to expand non-degree options
CBI comments on launch of International Education Strategy
The CBI today responded to the launch of the Government’s International Education industrial strategy
CBI backs apprenticeship skills credit
CBI backs putting employers in the driving seat - but says new system will need deatiled piloting.