The Northern College: twenty-five years of adult learning


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Author: Ball, Malcolm; Hampton, William

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National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (England and Wales) (NIACE)


This publication provides a history of the Northern College for Residential Adult Education, which was founded in 1978. Contributions to this volume highlight the achievements and progress of the college over the last 25 years. The volume includes the following chapters: Introduction / William Hampton and Malcolm Ball; The local tradition of working-class and self-help education / John Halstead; Creating Northern College / Richard Taylor; Northern College: the early years / Michael Barratt Brown and David Browning; The Northern College from Thatcherism to 'new labour': a personal...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Adult and community education; Policy; Providers of education and training; Outcomes; Teaching and learning; Governance

Keywords: Adult education; College; Achievement; Adult learning; Education and training reform; History

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain

Published: Leicester, England: National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (England and Wales), 2004

Physical description: 225 p.

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ISBN: 1862011907

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Malcolm Ball and William Hampton

Includes brief notes on the contributors.

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 78.489

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