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Adult education: a fundamental good

Brian Creese

Evening classes were once such an unshakeable part of the British landscape. They were the setting for TV and radio sitcoms, editions of the London guide Spotlight used to fly off the shelves on release and the standard advice of 70s ‘Agony Aunts’ – make friends, join an evening class – was the butt of comedians. 734 more words

Education Policy

Welcome, Dr. Lorraine Morales

Last week I attended a welcome reception for Dr. Lorraine Morales, the new president of our Community Campus. Lorraine was one of the first people I met at PCC when I interviewed for the chancellorship last year, and it’s because of people like Lorraine, who combine exceptional talent with boundless compassion for the community, that I took the position. 236 more words

Adult Education and The Flynn Effect

by Mattie Carter.

In a rather incendiary headline earlier this year, The Independent presented findings from a survey for Kings’ College London and the Royal Statistics Society that seemed to prove that the British public were “wrong about everything”. 748 more words


Learning: for the sheer joy of it

Although it’s the height of summer, I’m already looking forward to autumn as September means a new academic year and lots of new learning opportunities. I may have finished school and university years ago but in many ways I have never really left. 1,143 more words

The Study

Preview of my Fall 2014 Courses!

I know we are all still enjoying the summer fun in the sun, but I just wanted to give you a little  preview of my Fall Technology Course Schedule which will soon be up and running at the Walpole Recreation website in late August! 518 more words


Green Beans!

This past Saturday I traveled back to the Forest Farmers Market where I met up with Susan to do a canning workshop on green beans.  My parents have been canning green beans for a while now but I hadn’t actually done them before.  214 more words

Keeping Older People Healthy and Socially Active: an update.

Further contact has taken place with Trent University and Nottingham Branch after the 23 July meeting with Chris Ring following the release of a draft course for anyone reaching retirement age who are looking for new opportunities to contribute to our ageing society and want and need new skills to grasp them. 119 more words

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