Tag: Justine Greening

Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

At the end of March, the Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP unveiled the Social Mobility Pledge, building a new type of partnership with businesses to improve advice, information and experiences for young people. She said, ‘Britain should be a country where you can get on in life, regardless of your background. Improving social mobility is … Continue reading Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

Support for bright children from poor backgrounds

Support for bright children from poor backgrounds

Justine Greening has announced a £23 million fund to support children from poorer backgrounds who have a special talent. This is part of a relaunched strategy where the aim is to give talented children from poorer backgrounds a chance to thrive in their education. Ideas on how to challenge this problem will begin soon and … Continue reading Support for bright children from poor backgrounds

Conference Season – The Conservative Party’s Education Plans

Conference Season – The Conservative Party’s Education Plans

The leaves are still turning yellow and falling from the trees, and so that can only mean two things – the central heating needs to go on, and it must the political party conference season! I will be looking at the three main parties education pledges over the coming weeks. Last week I looked at the … Continue reading Conference Season – The Conservative Party’s Education Plans