Funding must grow up

25th September 2009 at 01:00

Up to pound;1 billion should be ploughed into learning for older people, delegates at the Liberal Democrat conference heard this week. Ian Searle, chairman of the University of the Third Age, and Tom Schuller, director of the Inquiry into the Future for Lifelong Learning, which reported last week, said that a disproportionate amount of money was spent on educating the under 25s when these were a declining demographic group.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now