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Education Services

Prospect represents nearly 3,000 professionals in education, children's services, early years, commissioning and children's social care.

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Latest News: Education Services

Professor John Preston addressing the ECS group meeting 2017
‘Competence-based education is inhuman and will lead to job losses’
17 November 2017
Professor John Preston envisages a future in which ‘augmented education professionals’ use machines to do their jobs, but warned delegates at the biennial meeting of the Education and Children’s Services group that a renewed focus on competence would eliminate humans and humanity from the learning process.

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Latest resources


EducationEye, October 2017   info
Newsletter for members in the Education Services

Education Governance: Fair Funding to Achieve Excellence and Equity in Education – A Consultation   info
Prospect's response to Education Governance: Fair Funding to Achieve Excellence and Equity in Education – A Consultation

Prospect Education and Children’s Services group   info
Recruitment leaflet for Prospect Education and Children’s Services group

Early years recruitment leaflet   info
This leaflet tells early years professionals what Prospect can do for them and encourages them to join. It explains how the union can support them, outlines our Early Years Pledge, and includes a joining form

EducationEye, July 2017   info
The July issue of Prospect's newsletter for members in the Education and Children's Services group. Contents include: New Soulbury pay and conditions agreement; biennial meeting and group executive council election arrangements; Warwick Mansell reads between the lines of the Queen's Speech on education policy; updates from your negotiating teams; Scottish education shake-up; new studies and research; Maurice John Gifford obituary