University tag a turn-off
Responding to Opportunity Scotland, the Green Paper published last September, the EIS says it is "disappointed" the proposals do not spell out how low-income groups can be financially supported. The union also calls for a review of the "incoherent" funding available for the 16-18 age-group.
The college warns that adult education programmes targeted at non-participants in socially excluded areas should be free. "These students need additional financial incentives to attend," the college says.