What if… we really wanted to further social mobility through education?
31 October 2017, 5:30 pm–6:45 pm
Boosting social mobility has been the rallying cry for Left and Right of late, with education highlighted as key to opening up life chances.
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It's a cause that's generated reams of policy wonkery, as well as a far-reaching education reforms - most recently the drive to provide 'powerful knowledge' for all in schools, through to the removal of the cap on university student numbers.
But is any of this really going to bring about the meritocracy that many say we should aspire to, and any time soon? What if we wanted quicker results?