ERIC Number: ED459365
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
An Education for the People? A History of HMI and Lifelong Education, 1944-1992.
Elsdon, K. T.
This document examines the history of the diverse range of postschool activities such as adult education, youth work, community work, and voluntary organizations that were known as "other further education" (OFE) and offered in the United Kingdom from 1944 to 1992. The following are among the topics discussed in Chapters 1-7: (1) further education opportunities before the 1994 Education Act; (2) the early development of policy on OFE programs, the establishment of an OFE inspectorate, the inspectorate's structure and composition, and its relationship to other tasks of Her/His Majesty's Inspectorate (HMI); (3) "institutional" forms of adult education (universities and the Workers' Educational Association; local education authority adult education programs; penal and armed forces education; adult basic education; education for the disadvantaged; residential programs); (4) community centers, other adult voluntary organizations, community development, and the arts; (5) programs offered through the Youth Service; (6) career education and career guidance; and (7) liberal and general studies in further education. Chapter 8 discusses the factors leading to the downfall of OFE and the HMI specialists assigned to oversee it. A brief history of the HMI and a note on historical context are appended. A glossary of acronyms is included. (Contains 63 references.) (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Programs, Art Activities, Art Education, Career Education, Career Guidance, Community Development, Community Education, Community Programs, Correctional Education, Delivery Systems, Developed Nations, Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educational Trends, Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries, General Education, Informal Education, Lifelong Learning, Military Training, Nonschool Educational Programs, Out of School Youth, Program Administration, Program Effectiveness, Residential Programs, Role of Education, Trend Analysis, Universities, Voluntary Agencies, Womens Education, Youth Programs
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE11 7GE, United Kingdom (16.95 British pounds). Web site: http://www.niace.org.uk.
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom