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Knowledge economy: fifteen big ideas for the next government

Colleges and universities are key economic contributors, both as local employers and because they provide the skilled professional and technical workers upon which other businesses and public services depend.

This fifteen-point manifesto outlines UCU's vision for the knowledge economy and puts forward 15 policy proposals for improving the sector. Suggested measures include funding and curriculum reform, refocusing apprenticeships, increasing accountability and ending casual contracts.

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