ERIC Number: ED052431
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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University Adult Education in the Later Twentieth Century.
The problems and future of university adult education and the importance of adult education to the educational and social progress of the United Kingdom provide the bases of this report. The Universities Council for Adult Education is currently made up of representatives from 39 colleges and universities in the United Kingdom. Following a statement of the underlying principles on which the report is based, discussions are presented of the following topics: Universities and the Community; The Character of the Universities' Contribution to Adult Education; Present Growing Points; Partnership with Other Bodies; The Role of Departments of Adult Education; Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates for Adult Students; Tutors and Training; Research in Adult Education; Accommodation; Organisation and Finance of University Adult Education; and The Division of Responsibilities Between Universities. A concluding Summary and a Summary of Recommendations are given. Statistical tables, four appendices, and a list of references are included. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Role, Community Relations, Continuing Education Centers, Open Enrollment
Honorary Assistant Secretary, U.C.A.E., Department of Extramural Studies, University of Birmingham, P. O. Box 363, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England
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Authoring Institution: Universities Council for Adult Education, Birmingham (England).
Identifiers: England; Universities Council for Adult Education (England)
Note: A Statement submitted to the Committee on Adult Education