The purpose of education is to give people skills for life. And we have lost sight of it.

The purpose of education is to give people tools “with which they can make their own way and support themselves” which requires “a range of schools that suit aptitudes – whether academic or technical.”

Writing following the publication of ‘Technically Gifted’, a new report from Toby Young published by the Centre for Policy Studies, Alex highlights the need for an education system structured in a way that improves outcomes for young people and the country, by producing students with the skills needed by employers.

Click here  to read the full piece on the ConHome website.

‘Technically Gifted’ is available to download from the CPS website.

Date Added: Thursday 4th October 2018