Community-based adult learning: a Scottish case study in the time of COVID-19


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Author: Tett, Lyn


Community-based adult learning (CBAL) focuses on improving the quality of life for the most disadvantaged and has a different ideology, methods, and curriculum from mainstream education. This Scottish case-study investigated the main changes that had impacted on CBAL provision in the preceding three years. These were: a reduction in funding for CBAL and its undervaluing by other professions; the impact of [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 on learning and teaching; the importance of CBAL in promoting wellbeing. It is argued that these Scottish issues are similar in their impact to other...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Equity; Disadvantaged; Adult and community education

Keywords: Wellbeing; Access to education and training; Adult learning; Community education; Practitioners; Funding; Case study

Geographic subjects: Scotland; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Syracuse, New York: ProLiteracy, 2023

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Also called: Community-based adult learning: a Scottish case study in the time of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Journal volume: 5

Journal number: 1

Journal date: Winter 2023

Pages: pp. 21-35

ISSN: 2642-3669

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 151.216

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