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NUS President Shakira Martin and Sir Vince Cable host Parliamentary launch of ‘Students Shaping Post-16 Skills Plan’ report

NUS President Shakira Martin and Sir Vince Cable host Parliamentary launch of ‘Students Shaping Post-16 Skills Plan’ report

Tuesday 5 September 2017

The National Union of Students’ President Shakira Martin has today launched the Students Shaping Post-16 Skills Report alongside Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable MP. The project was born out of the lack of consultation and involvement of students in the wave of reforms to the FE sector.  The report sets out a range of policy recommendations and key critical points in relation to the Post 16 Skills Plan. It outlines a clear vision for what students believe makes excellent vocational teaching and learning with recommendations for college and work based education covering student voice, citizenship education and lifelong learning.

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National Union of Students announces plans for ambitious new student poverty commission

National Union of Students announces plans for ambitious new student poverty commission

Wednesday 30 August 2017

The National Union of Students has today released plans for an ambitious new poverty commission. The wide ranging commission will look at the barriers faced by working class people before, during and after further and higher education. The issue is close to the heart of new NUS president Shakira Martin, a black woman from a working class background and a single mother who has never attended university.

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