Adult learners deterred because of funding gap

November 13, 1998

Adult learners face increased college course fees as a result of a "gap" in government funding priorities, an analysis by the Further Education Development Agency has found.

Colleges may be forced to increase the fees for part-time adult learners in work, the "mainstay" of much college provision, a FEDA report says.

The report, That's the Way the Money Goes, by Julian Gravatt, registrar at Lewisham College, says that the government's lifelong learning Green Paper, The Learning Age, created a "noticeable gap" in funding priorities.

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