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FE News: Partnerships between HE/FE essential to tackling skills shortages and social mobility, says Middlesex University

29 Jun 2018

Leaders from Middlesex University London and London’s Capital City College Group (CCCG) called for barriers to lifelong learning to be removed, and for the education system to offer learners greater flexibility to move between different types of learning at different times in their lives.

The calls came as Middlesex University and CCCG have entered into a new strategic partnership to plug the growing skills gap in London, and to create opportunities for students to participate in higher education by offering seamless learning pathways for people of all abilities, ages, and needs.The partners hosted a visit from the Rt Hon Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow and Chair of the Education Select Committee, and Dr Matthew Offord, MP for Hendon, to see the partnership in action.

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