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“…A permanent national necessity”: The 1919 Report on Adult Education
10th December 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pmFree
The 1919 Report on Adult Education
The 1919 Report laid the foundations for university adult education in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It was seen as “inseparable” from citizenship, and vital to how the state wanted to reconstruct the country after the war.
What happened next?
What happened next in Leicester?
Rob Colls will open the history in order to discuss the consequences.
About Our December Speaker
Robert Colls is Professor of Cultural History, International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University.
About Vaughan Open Research Forum
Vaughan Open Research Forum is series of talks, workshops and interactive sessions which are open to anyone who is curious and wants to find out more.
Themes for sessions relate to our core teaching topics, arts, humanities, social sciences and counselling, and also discuss adult education and co-operative issues. The Forums take place on the second Tuesday of the month.
The Venue for the Open Research Forum is the Satta Hashem Hall in the Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street. Tea and cake will be available from 5.45 pm with the session running 6.15- 7.30 pm.