It was great to see the amazing facilities at Discovery Park in Sandwich, and to discuss the courses East Kent College offer there with their head Graham Razey.
Good teaching of subjects like science, technology, engineering and maths is vital for the future of the local and national economy.
It doesn't matter how old you are, or where you come from – if you want to learn new skills then you must be given the chance. That's why I've been pressing for more funding for further education. We must give people ladders throughout life.
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