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Higher Education Commission Does one size fit all?

LAUNCH 'One Size Won’t Fit All: the Challenges Facing the Office for Students' report with Shadow Minister, Gordon Marsden MP.

14th September 2017
Launch of the Higher Education Commission’s fifth inquiry report 'One Size Won't Fit All: the Challenges Facing the Office for Students' with Shadow Minister, Gordon Marsden MP.
Future Gas Series 1: Next Steps for the Gas Grid

LAUNCH 'Future Gas Series 1: Next Steps for the Gas Grid' with Dr Alan Whitehead MP, James Heappey MP & Drew Hendry MP

12th September 2017
Policy Connect and Carbon Connect are launching the first report in the three-part research project: 'Future Gas Series 1: Next Steps for the Gas Grid' with MPs Dr Alan Whitehead, James Heappey and Drew Hendry from across the parties.
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LAUNCH 'Developing Creative Education After Brexit: a Plan for Economic Growth' with the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

11th September 2017
The Council for Higher Education in Art and Design (CHEAD), Policy Connect, the All Party Design and Innovation Group (APDIG), and The Culture Capital Exchange (TCCE) warmly invite you the launch of 'Developing Creative Education After Brexit: a Plan for Economic Growth' setting out policy recommendations to give art, design and creative education the capacity to continue to contribute to the wider economy.
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Roundtable: The Clean Growth Strategy - Next Steps for UK Industry

6th February 2018
The aim of this event is to review what the implications of the Clean Growth Strategy are for UK Industry. This is being held in collaboration with the All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group.
Designing Information for Public Understanding

Designing Information for Public Understanding

5th February 2018
With the University of Reading's Centre for Information Design Research: drawing attention to the role of design in making complex information clear, with the needs of users at the core - particularly to draw this potential to the attention of parliamentarians and civil servants concerned with getting messages across and instigating behavioural change.

Opportunity to boost access for young people from economically disadvantaged backgrounds says 'Spotlight on... Apprenticeships and Social Mobility' report

Now is the time to make them work for young people say Co-Chairs Michelle Donelan MP and Lillian Greenwood MP.

It calls for better monitoring of apprenticeship starts by social background and welcomes progressive apprenticeship reforms, and believes more can be done to help young people from financially disadvantaged backgrounds access these opportunities. One key recommendation focuses on provision of affordable transport for apprentices, and financial support for families so they can help apprentices to afford to work and go to college.

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