Jonn @ Londonist: On London’s educational divide

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An infrequent but unusually graphical contribution to Londonist. It’s got a map and everything:

Mapping London’s educational divide

Last week, the University and College Union found an exciting new way of illustrating the north-south divide. The union’s researchers used government figures to rank mainland Britain’s parliamentary constituencies by the percentage of their working-age population without a qualification to their name. The resulting coverage focused largely on the notion that there are ‘two Britains’: one smart, educated and go-getting; the other, well, not.

But if there are two Britains, there are two Londons, too. So we decided to use the same figures to locate the city’s educational blackholes.

You can read the whole piece here.

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