Breakfast star gives vocational education the full English

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Thanks to her regular gig on BBC’s Breakfast show, Steph McGovern is as much a part of your morning routine as the frantic search for PE kit/ trip letter/book bag (cross out as appropriate).

What you may not have known is that she’s passionate about vocational education. So much so, in fact, that this summer she virtually single-handedly created a day on which the BBC news platforms celebrated the achievements of students taking vocational qualifications.

“I pointed out to [the BBC] that we always celebrate A-level results day, but we never see people opening their results for vocational ...

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