Category: voluntary sector

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

Big Society or Big Business? Is there a future for the voluntary sector?

When a consortium of public-sector and voluntary organisations in the North East bid to host and help run a range of local services from libraries to Jobcentre Plus, it looked the perfect model of what Prime Minister David Cameron came

Posted in Big Society, voluntary sector