Shadow Minister warns of Brexit impact on rural education

Tes reports on comments by the Shadow Further Education Minister, Gordon Marsden, who has warned that Brexit could lead to communities being excluded from further education

Marsden told the education publication that the impact Britain leaving the European Union was likely to have on higher education providers – both in terms of staffing and funding – would also affect colleges offering higher education courses.

He said that the impact could mean that colleges abandon their higher education provision: ‘That will leave rural communities even more behind because their local college no longer does high education.’

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