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Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

11th June @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)

Higher Education Policy and the Robbins Report (1961-1963)Our June Open Research Forum is presented by Josh Patel, University of Warwick.

The expansion of higher education following the ‘Robbins Report’ (1963) is rightly regarded as a premier achievement of the welfare state. However, a rereading the report illuminates hints of a pervasive liberal economic thought throughout the Report.

The political philosophies of welfarism and liberalism, rarely perceived as allies, mutually supported one another in the report’s recommendations.

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 Vaughan Open Research Forums take place on the second Thursday of the month.

The Venue for the Open Research Forum is in room JBB at 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.


11th June
5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
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Leicester Adult Education College
54 Belvoir Street
Leicester, Leicestershire LE1 6QL United Kingdom
0116 454 1900


Vaughan Open Research Forum