Worcestershire News: Heart of Worcestershire College announces opposition to adult education funding cuts

worcester news twitter 400x400Worcestershire News reports on the potential fall in places at the Heart of Worcestershire College and the opposition to the funding cuts.


Heart of Worcestershire College announces opposition to adult education funding cuts

Worcester News | 26 Mar 2015

HEART of Worcestershire College has joined forces with institutions across the country to protest against swingeing cuts to adult education funding.

The Government has announced it will slash the adult education budget by 24 per cent in 2015-16, which could lead to 190,000 adult learning places being lost nationwide.

This could mean as many as 1,500 fewer places at the college, which has sites in Worcester, Malvern, Bromsgrove and Redditch, dramatically affecting the number of adults in the county who can get training and education… [more]