Sunderland Echo: Sunderland students set to miss out on job chances as college faces savage 24% cuts

sunderlandechoThe Sunderland Echo looks at the local implications of the cuts.


Sunderland students set to miss out on job chances as college faces savage 24% cuts

Sunderland Echo | 25 March 2015

The Skills Funding Agency has announced a 24 per cent cut to its funding for adult learning for 2015/16. … “Sunderland College has trained more than 35,000 people through adult learning funding since 2009, despite facing harsh cuts year-on-year. “We have helped … In an unprecedented move, principals from 16 further education colleges across the North East, including Sunderland, South Tyneside, East Durham and New College Durham, have joined forces with union leaders to lobby publicly against cuts… [more]