Education in the next Parliament

Published 8th June 2017

By the time you read this article, the new government should already have been decided. 

Jack Tindale, Design Policy Manager in the Manufacturing, Design and Innovation team at Policy Connect, talks about what the new government needs to do to for design, technology and other creative subjects

"At the moment, design, technology and other creative subjects need to be incorporated properly into the education system. The Department for Education should consider broader performance measures for schools with regard to how design and creative education is taught. The Design and Technology Association has been are the forefront of the campaign to incorporate art and design-based subjects into the Ebacc suite of GCSEs. This forms the basis of ensuring that students have the breadth of knowledge required to develop into creative, productive adults and achieve their full potential in a range of subjects. " Read the full article here.

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