Stats - Further Education

We asked students and apprentices to vote on what they think about a series of policy issues. This is what they had to say on Further Education.

 

There should be more investment in further education

  • This is one of my main priorities: 55% (1,048)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 36% (688)
  • This is not a priority for me: 5% (90)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 4% (79)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 1% (15)

 

More grants and bursaries should be available to further education students

  • This is one of my main priorities: 61% (1,119)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 31% (565)
  • This is not a priority for me: 5% (87)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 3% (48)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 1% (18)

 

It should be easier for people to access further education

  • This is one of my main priorities: 58% (1,047)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 32% (573)
  • This is not a priority for me: 7% (122)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 2% (42)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 2% (30)

 

Further and vocational education should be seen as just as valuable as higher education

  • This is one of my main priorities: 50% (900)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 36% (647)
  • This is not a priority for me: 7% (131)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 4% (69)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 3% (52)

 

A college course should set you up not just for one job, but for a whole career

  • This is one of my main priorities: 53% (949)
  • I agree, but this isn’t a main priority of mine: 35% (625)
  • This is not a priority for me: 7% (125)
  • I don’t know enough about this but want to know more: 4% (72)
  • I don’t want this to happen: 1% (19)