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Education Policy Institute Report: post 18 education and funding (May 2019)


In February 2018, the Prime Minister launched a review into the post-18 education system, led by Philip Augar. The review is the first to examine post-18 education funding in almost a decade, and as well as considering tuition fees, will also consider the funding of wider post-18 qualifications and further education.

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) will, on Thursday 2nd May, publish a new report, Post-18 education and funding: options for the government review.

Six months on from the expected release of the review’s interim findings, this new report examines the evidence on the various policy options for the government. It scrutinises policy proposals on tuition fees, student support, and non-HE funding; it outlines the evidence for each policy option, before setting out recommendations on how the government should proceed.

Key findings include:

A full digital copy of the report can be found here. The report is strictly embargoed until 00.01 Thursday 2nd May 2019.