ERIC Number: ED468655
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
A Passion for Learning: Celebrating 80 Years of NIACE Support for Adult Learning.
Gilbert, Howard; Prew, Helen
This document presents a series of reflections on the development, mission, and accomplishments of the National Institute for Adult Continuing Education (NIACE), which has worked to influence policy concerning adult education and other areas of social and cultural life in the United Kingdom since its founding in 1921 as the British Institute of Adult Education (BIAE). The following papers are included: "Foreword" (Richard Smethurst); "Preface" (Howard Gilbert); "View and Overview: A Subject for Celebration" (Howard Gilbert); "Lord Haldane; the Haldane Trust; the British Institute of Adult Education; and Sir William Emrys Williams" (Howard Gilbert); "Fusion Not Fission: The BIAE Secretary Remembers" (David Wiseman); "Reminiscences concerning NIACE and Its Predecessors" (Derek Legge); "The Beginning of the National Institute of Adult Education" (Henry Arthur Jones); "An Inspector Recalls Those Early Years" (Harold Marks); "Recollections of Edward Hutchinson: Mentor and Family Friend" (Saskia Heasman); "Edward Hutchinson: Secretary, 1949-1971" (Brian Groombridge); "Arthur K. Stock: Director, 1971-1988)" (Paul Fordham); "Alan Tuckett, Director, 1988-" (Stephen McNair); "NIACE during the 1970s and 1980s" (Arthur K. Stock); "How They Brought the Good News from Queen Anne Street to Leicester" (Henry Arthur Jones); "A Friendly Lodger (ACACE [Advisory Council for Adult Continuing Education]) from 1977-1983" (Howard Gilbert); "Wise Presidential Guidance in a Time of Turbulence: 1988-1994" (Sir Roy Harding); "Sir Winston Churchill (1953) on Adult Education"; "Replan and UDACE (Unit for the Development of Adult Continuing Education)...The 'Baronies' Replan--An Education Programme for the Adult Unemployed" (Tony Uden); "UDACE--Unit for the Development of Adult Continuing Education" (Stephen McNair); "A Broadcaster's Perspective" (Don Grattan); "Adults and Higher Education: The NIACE Role?" (Stephen McNair); "International Aspects and Exciting Developments: 1975-1995" (Howard Fisher); "Growing Independence in Wales: NIACE DYSGU CYMRU" (Howard Gilbert, Dewi Jones); "Drama, Growth and Fun...NIACE in the 1990s" (Judith Summers); and "A Right to Read? NIACE Involvement in 25 Years of Adult Literacy in the United Kingdom" (Alan Tuckett). (Contains 78 references.)(MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administrators, Adult Learning, Basic Skills, Continuing Education, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Literacy Education, National Organizations, Organizational Change, Organizational Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Organizational Objectives, Program Administration, Public Policy, Unemployment
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE11 7GE, United Kingdom. Web site: http://www.niace.org.uk.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom