Tag: analysis

FE Week: Secret Principal

FE Week export, the Secret Principal, warns that FE, which provides the bulk of the UK’s post-secondary training, faces collapse and the loss of a valuable source of professionals and technicians and asks ‘whither lifelong learning?’

Adult education and austerity

Post by Paul Stanistreet, freelance writer on adult education and social policy, which argues that adult education is ‘an essential part of the fabric of any civilized, democratic society’.

TES: Save adult education – before it’s switched off

Alan Tuckett, professor of education at the University of Wolverhampton and president of the International Council for Adult Education, says the AoC’s warning that we could have no public further education for adults by 2020 is a ‘terrifying prospect for our future productivity and competitiveness’.