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1. When I was at school I had a teacher who said that everyone should take 10 years off between school & higher education. I didn't quite do that as I trained to be a nursery nurse after school but after 8 years of work (as NN & in clerical positions) I started a degree aged 28.
2. My undergraduate (and post-graduate) studies were both fee-free and supported by grant/bursary. I've been teaching & mentoring in HE for nearly three decades now and that those I teach & support have not had such advantages makes me ANGRY. I get frustrated too when students...
3. ...are unable to concentrate because they are tired from doing the jobs they need to do to survive.

When I studied, and first began to teach, there were many mature students. There are hardly any now.

SO: how exciting, how very needed are @UkLabour's plans for a...
4. ...National Education Service 🌹🌹🌹

NES will ensure free-at-the-point-of-use education for everyone across the lifecourse and will be:

- enriching and life enhancing for individuals 👨🏼‍🎓👩🏽‍🏫👨🏿‍💻

- good for communities

- great for the economy
5. Jeremy Corbyn: 'I see education as like an escalator running alongside you throughout life, that you get on and off whenever you like.'

Me too @jeremycorbyn me too 😊 🌹😊

#VoteLabour2019 for #RealChange
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