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Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Call for free pensioner learning

“Most people believe pensioners should be given access to free education, a survey suggests. The Association of Colleges says the government is focusing its funding on improving younger people's skills, squeezing money for adult learning. Some colleges say they are having to raise fees or cut courses.

Of the 2,045 people questioned for the AoC across Britain, 82% said education should be free to all the UK's 10 million pensioners.”

You can read the full story in BBC news


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