What you want Boris Johnson to know about FE

Association of Colleges chief executive David Hughes asked the sector what their pitch to government would contain. What was the response?

Tes Reporter

Here is what the FE sector would include in their pitch to the prime minister

If you had five minutes to sell the further education sector to the prime minister, the chancellor of another important stakeholder, what would you want to say? In his comment piece for Tes yesterday, Association of Colleges chief executive David Hughes asked how you would get across the vital roles that colleges play and the challenges they face – and the sector took to social media to respond. 

Federation of Awarding Bodies chief executive Tom Bewick would question the chancellor on FE finance, while others set out the role of colleges in adult education. 

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