Please find attached a response from Professor Mike Osborne, Director of CR&DALL, to the publication of Adult Learning in Scotland – Statement of Ambition. This is a fully referenced version of an article entitled A Sense of Place, published in the July 2014 edition of Adults Learning (pp.29-31).
The article begins:
It would be difficult to argue against the statement of the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, Mike Russell, in his forward that everyone in the country should have the ‘right to access high quality learning to meet their needs and aspirations – throughout their lives’. The notion that adult learning should be life-long and life-wide, and that it should be learner-centred and informed by the interests and motives of learners has been core to thinking within the field for many decades
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