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Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Adult skills scheme hits target

“The government has reached its target of 750,000 adults in England gaining literacy and numeracy qualifications, official figures show. Some 2.4 million adults have taken up 4.8 million course places since 2001, on the Get On scheme.

The Get On Campaign aims to improve the literacy, language and numeracy skills of adults in England. It forms a key part of the Skills for Life strategy.

The success of the Skills for Life Strategy and the Get On Campaign is driven by the Learning and Skills Council (LSC), Jobcentre Plus, learndirect, the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE), employers, and many others, who all play an essential part in promoting learning to adults.

See BBC News for full story.


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