The education divide is about disrespect: Why it matters, and what graduates should do about it. In conversation with the Rt Hon Baroness Stowell of Beeston MBE

At this event, the Social Market Foundation launched a new paper by Baroness Tina Stowell, former Leader of the House of Lords.

Education has replaced class as the most important dividing line in politics and society. People who went to university tend to vote, work and live differently from people who did not. The gaps between these two tribes are important but under-explored.  In a new SMF paper, Tina Stowell makes a passionate case for greater understanding and respect for common standards to narrow the distance between the two tribes.  By doing that, she says, we can make Britain a happier and more cohesive society.

At this event, Tina and James Kirkup, SMF Director, spoke about this important paper and have your say on the issues it raises.


The Rt Hon Baroness Stowell of Beeston MBE

James Kirkup, Director, Social Market Foundation (Chair)

Read the paper here.