The Fair Education Alliance, a new coalition of UK
education organisations, is launching with branding
by John Spencer of Off the Top of my Head.
The FEA brings together organisations including
Barnado’s, Kids Co, Save the Children and the
Prince’s Trust, and will campaign to close the
achievement gap between children from poorer
backgrounds and their wealthier peers.
The identity is based around an ‘A’, inspired
by teachers’ grades, which represents the Alliance.
Spencer worked on the identity with typographer
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 | By Angus Montgomery
Well this seems a really
Of course we all want our children to do well, and of course those that can not afford to send their kids to a private school get lumbered subsequently with their catchment school and therefore feel hard done by. Some of us are even lucky enough to be located in areas with really good comprehensives on our doorsteps so its all a bit of a lottery.
I think though that however great an idea pulling 25 organisations together to help tackle these complex issues maybe. The fact remains that it's actually a government issue, that has not been dealt with.
What really needs sorting is industry and manufacturing. We are too reliant on property and banking in this country. All the lower paid jobs that historically would have been taken up by the so called less educated people who better suited hands on skilled work are now so low paid that only migrationary workers wish or can afford to do them.
The university's are churning out more and more graduates which has made the degree worthless and those individuals are struggling to find work because
So in my opinion education needs to be harder, stricter and more relevant. The government needs to step up and do its job and invest in industry long term and we need to bring in green cards to limit the damage to our national workforce.
Oh as for the design...
7/10 could do better see me after class!.
Jason Farr - Partner Trillium Brands
| Monday 23rd June 2014