A national adult learning strategy

A national adult learning strategy

In her article in FE Week, Ruth Spellman, chief executive of the Workers’ Educational Association, called for a lifelong strategy which could truly improve social mobility and address the barriers to learning for the educationally disadvantaged. She points to statistics from the Learning and Work Institute that report that the proportion of unemployed adults taking part in learning has decreased since 2014, and also highlights the “catastrophic decline in adult participation in HE (a 40+ per cent drop since 2010).”

Read more of the article here.

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