Category: Adult learning

New book celebrates Alan Tuckett’s writing on lifelong learning

Ian Nash, who recently edited a book about Alan Tuckett’s columns in the Times Education Supplement, sees age-old arguments about the need for a lifelong learning entitlement resurfacing. It says so much about the Coalition Government’s education policies when a

Posted in Adult learning, Policy, voluntary sector

Citizens at the Centre

Mick Fletcher writes about the necessity of a new strategic vision for policy which places the individual at the centre of genuine choice in learning. This is a slightly-adapted version of an article that first appeared in the Summer 2014 edition

Posted in Adult learning, FE Loans, Funding, Policy

FE Loans: what’s the ‘interest rate’, now?

Mike Cooper writes about the current state of play regarding the Advanced Learner Loans, and some of the key issues underlying the topic. This piece is an adapted version of an article that appeared in ‘FE Week’ on 21si April 2014. When

Posted in Adult learning, FE Loans, Funding, Policy

First major inquiry into adult learning for over a decade

Ian Nash, member of the Policy Consortium, unpicks the subtleties behind the headlines on the BIS inquiry into adult learning … The first parliamentary inquiry for 13 years looking exclusively into the state of adult literacy and numeracy was announced

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