Why universities should care about government proposals to cut community education
October 11, 2022
Kellogg President, Professor Jonathan Michie has written an article published on Wonkhe, commenting on proposed cuts to community education.
“In a series on “Britain’s Growth Crisis”, the Economist points out that in Britain “adult education has gone to seed”. Yet the government plans to make matters worse.
Buried in paragraph 60 of the Department for Education’s FE Funding and Accountability consultation are proposals to cut community education – removing funding from the most vulnerable in society.
This would hit those in deprived areas the most, increasing regional inequalities….”