Pupils let down by university ‘snobbery’ access tsar warns

23 Nov 2012

Schoolchildren should ignore the “dreadful snobbery” that puts pressure on them to push for places at elite universities, the Government higher education access watchdog has warned. Pupils should be encouraged to pursue the “most appropriate route” into the workplace, including taking up vocational courses and apprenticeships, said Prof Les Ebdon.

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