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Working-class kids are being denied a second chance at education | Letters

The Guardian - Higher Education

What is an even greater scandal than student debt and collapsing apprenticeships is that adult education, which used to give people a second chance to gain GCSEs and A-levels or vocational qualifications suited to their aspirations, is now virtually nonexistent. Continue reading.

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How to Develop a Higher Ed Value Proposition That Targets Adult Learners

MindMax

Looking to grow enrollments for your school’s adult education programs? In our conversations with higher education leaders, we’ve learned that an adult learner’s values and goals are much different from a college freshman’s , and a school’s more standard value proposition isn’t going to resonate with this audience.

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Let’s rekindle the spirit of 1924: lifelong learning for all | Letters

The Guardian - Higher Education

John Holford reflects on the funding for adult education enabled by the first Labour government a century ago, and hopes for something similar today. Plus letters from Ian Barge, Jennifer Basannavar and Jenny Braithwaite Jonathan Michie is, as usual, spot-on in arguing for universities to provide adult education.

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ANNA MIARKA-GRZELAK

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Miarka-Grzelak earned a master’s degree in English philology from the University of Warsaw and a master’s in adult education from Indiana University. Anna Miarka-Grzelak has been named vice president for strategic enrollment and innovation at the State University of New York Cobleskill.

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SYBIL NEWMAN

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Newman holds a bachelor’s degree in in professional speech, theatre arts, and broadcast communication and a master’s in leadership studies and adult education from North Carolina A&T University. She served as interim director of the GTCC Foundation.

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Funding should be made available for lifelong learning | Letters

The Guardian - Higher Education

Any review of British universities needs to address the particular crisis in adult education and lifelong learning. Reviewing Britain’s growth crisis in 2022, the Economist pointed out that in Britain “adult education has gone to seed”.

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Prospects are tired of your advertisements. Organic social media can change that.

EAB

Tips to guide your professional and adult education unit through developing social media content for today's market Digital marketing, despite its potential to reach more customers than any other type of marketing, is seen by most consumers as distracting, intrusive, and inauthentic. Blogs Prospects are tired of your advertisements.