Northern leaders are calling for greater powers over education to be handed to local authorities and increased input from metro mayors after Boris Jonson unveiled plans to help those made redundant during the pandemic retrain for new positions.
Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 5:23 pm
The Prime Minister announced a series of reforms today to further and higher education, including adults in England without an A-level or equivalent qualification will be offered a fully funded college course, to help boost the post-Covid economy.
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As part of the guarantee they will also be given the opportunity to study at a time and location that suits them.