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ERIC Number: ED016162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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WORKERS' EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION.
Workers Educational Association, London (England).
THIS SURVEY, COVERING ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND WALES, AND EXCLUDING NORTHERN IRELAND, WAS MADE BY THE WORKING PARTY OF THE 1964 CONFERENCE OF THE WORKERS' EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION (WEA). THE DUTIES OF THE WORKING PARTY WERE TO EXAMINE THE SUITABILITY OF THE PRESENT STRUCTURE, ORGANIZATION, FINANCING, AND STAFFING OF THE ASSOCIATION (ESPECIALLY AT THE NATIONAL AND DISTRICT LEVELS) TO MEET SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL NEEDS, TO EXPLORE FINANCIAL ADVANTAGES OF NEW ARRANGEMENTS, TO ASCERTAIN THE NEED FOR CHANGING DISTRICT BOUNDARIES AND GROUPINGS, AND TO ARRANGE A SPECIAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE TO CONSIDER RESULTING RECOMMENDATIONS. THE EXTENSIVE CHANGES URGED BY THE WORKING PARTY LARGELY ENTAILED EXTENDING THE BASIS OF MEMBER PARTICIPATION IN ASSOCIATION AFFAIRS, DEMONSTRATING THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF THE WEA IN LABOR EDUCATION AND RELATION TO THE OVERALL EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM, REVISING FEE STRUCTURES AND TRAINING POLICY, AND WORKING MORE CLOSELY WITH LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AUTHORITIES, UNIVERSITIES, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF THE WEA MOVEMENT INSCOTLAND WERE STRESSED. THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES 46 RECOMMENDATIONS, 15 APPENDIXES ON STATISTICAL AND LEGISLATIVE MATERIALS, AND FOUR MAPS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE, FOR 4S 6D, FROM THE WORKERS' EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, TEMPLE HOUSE, LONDON W.1, ENGLAND. 105 PAGES. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Workers Educational Association, London (England).
Identifiers: GREAT BRITAIN; WORKERS EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION