Education cuts in Yorkshire put hundreds of lecturing jobs at risk

Yorkshire PostThe Yorkshire Post reports on the ‘barrage of funding cuts’ that is placing hundreds of teaching and lecturing jobs in Yorkshire at risk and undermining one of the region’s most successful education sectors.


Education cuts in Yorkshire put hundreds of lecturing jobs at risk

Yorkshire Post | 6 July 2015

A BARRAGE of funding cuts is placing hundreds of teaching and lecturing jobs in Yorkshire at risk and undermining one of the region’s most successful education sectors, college and union bosses have warned.

Further Education colleges will see their adult education budgets dropping by 24 per cent from this September – resulting in course closures and redundancies across Yorkshire.

Unions say that more than 300 jobs have already been put at risk at Yorkshire colleges as a result.

Now college bosses are calling for greater recognition for the sector – especially in Yorkshire where 97 per cent of colleges are rated good or outstanding making it the most successful region in the country… [full story on the Yorkshire Post website]