Adult Education fights for its life

8 05 2008

Calling all lipreading teachers and students!

The Government’s consultation on the future of non-skills based adult education ‘Informal Adult Learning – Shaping the Way Ahead’ can be accessed at the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills website.

Please respond to this consultation – the deadline is 12 June. You have a chance to stop the government reducing the quality of access to Adult Education by promoting “informal adult learning”. The government is seen to be placing too much emphasis on internet learning rather than classroom-based learning with the valuable interaction such learning offers.

You may like to look at this article from the Independent newspaper on this topic.

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