11/09/2009 12:42 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Let's Give Education An Edge

At present the education provided in UK schools is predominantly based around academic disciplines and subjects which are tested by setting pupils exams. While this works for some students, others, who yearn to be taught more practical and vocational skills, feel that they aren't being given a chance to shine.

Two thirds of the students polled felt that their time would be better spent with a wider range of 'hands on' learning. A majority of 63; height: 100px;">