ILAs to be axed
Individual learning accounts are to be abolished, the education secretary Estelle Morris will announce today. While the scheme was successful in promoting learning, it was deemed too vulnerable to fraud to continue in its present form, Ms Morris told today’s meeting of the Commons’ education and skills select committee.
Art goes live in Edinburgh
Edinburgh College of Art is to broadcast its open days live on the web tomorrow and Friday. It hopes to attract prospective students by showcasing sculpture and jewellery workshops. The college is working with Camvista, who have provided webcasts for Sky News, British Airways and most recently Madonna.