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Barking in the wilderness? Making the case for adult learning

9th October 2018 @ 5:45 pm 7:30 pm

Sir Alan Tuckett presents:

Barking in the wilderness? : Making the case for adult learning

“How is it that at a time when there has never been a greater need for adult learning, there is so little public commitment to securing an informed democracy with critically engaged citizens. The onset of the fourth industrial revolution, greater longevity, climate change, and Brexit all pose challenges that cry out for opportunities to understand, adapt to and to shape change. Yet governments continue to be wedded to an exclusive and utilitarian focus on initial education and training. The talk will consider this conundrum and how best we can make the case for adult learning in challenging times.”

To book a free place at this event (to help us know who much tea and cake to provide) use the contact form on the right-hand-side of this page; email contact@vaughan.coop;or book via Eventbrite.

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.


9th October 2018
5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
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Vaughan Open Research Forum

Leicester Adult Education College

54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
0116 454 1900
Barking in the wilderness? Making the case for adult learning

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