The National Union of Students has launched a campaign to force the government to recognise the impact that post-16 area reviews are having on learners.

The launch of #FEunplugged was officially announced on Wednesday.

An NUS spokesperson said the aim was to “raise the profile of [post-16 education and training] area reviews and make sure the student voice is not ignored during the process”.

As part of the campaign, the union will be asking students across the country what is most important for keeping them in college. The spokesperson explained this would help decide the issues that the union wants the government to address through the area review process.

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