Free meals: are vouchers what colleges need to cater for the vulnerable?

Mar 28, 2020 - FE Week

In the absence of the government’s promised universal voucher system, colleges and ITPs have already taken matters into their own hands, finds JL Dutaut

Campaigning from school leaders last week resulted in DfE announcements promising a relaxation of rules for the disbursement of free meals funds and the creation of a universal voucher system. However, it is unclear whether any college benefits from the former or has any appetite for the latter.

This week, my conversations with lea...