NUS: The beginning of the end for adult education?

NUSA new post from the NUS wonders whethers the government’s decision to cut FE funding has  signed adult education’s death warrant.


The beginning of the end for adult education?

NUS | 26 March 2015

Last month the government announced its intentions to cut the adult skills budget by 24 per cent in the next year. With this decision has the government just signed adult education’s death warrant?

If this was the first time that the budget had been reduced then that might sound like a dramatic statement, but unfortunately it isn’t. Since 2010 the budget has been cut by a fifth and one million fewer adults are studying on courses across the country… [more]