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University Technical Colleges - how schools are funded

England has a relatively new breed of schools called University Technical Colleges (UTCs), which were the brainchild of former Tory Education Secretary Kenneth, now Lord, Baker.

In a Daily Politics film, Eleanor Garnier reports on their unique form of funding and links to businesses and universities, and how they fit in - and differ - from free schools, faith schools or foundation schools.

She spoke to Royal Greenwich UTC principal Mike Sharp and Good Schools Guide editor Ralph Lucas about the schools for teenagers.

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  • 09 Sep 2014